• Flow Cytometry Technician

    Job ID 2019-30125
    Area of Interest
    Research & Development
    Location Name
    Jack R MacDonald Building
    FTE/Hours per pay period
    0.6 FTE (48 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
    Work Status
    Immunity & Immunotherapies
    Day Shift
  • Overview

    The Flow Core Facility at Seattle Children’s Research Institute is looking for a Flow Cytometry Technician to join their team! This position provides a great opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge of scientific instrumentation.


    Responsibilities include:

    • Following established quality control procedures to validate instrument performance, service instruments for maintenance, and perform routine repairs.
    • Logging quality control results and communicate results to Management.
    • Tracking and reporting  inventory supplies.  Assisting in writing and editing manuscripts for Resource Users as needed.
    • Assisting Manager with Resource User instrument and software training.  Assist Resource Users to troubleshoot a variety of general issues related to data acquisition, data analysis, and data storage. 
    • Assisting in the execution of Core related projects.
    • Serving as FACS Core primary point of contact in the absence of the Core Manager.


    This is a part-time position with a required set schedule. Due to the needs of the Institute, there is potential for this role to become full-time.


    Required Education/Experience:
    - Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering or Scientific discipline.
    - Experience in a laboratory/research setting.
    - Demonstrated knowledge in solving technical problems such as issues with lab/flow cytometry instrumentation.

    - Experience acquiring and analyzing Flow Cytometry data, preferably with BD FacsDiva software.
    - Experience with cell staining.
    - Data entry and/or word processing experience.
    - Experience in analyzing data using spreadsheets and statistical analysis.


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