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Flow Cytometry Operator

Flow Cytometry Operator

Job ID 
11460
Type 
Regular Full-Time
Company 
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Category 
Clinical Research Support Services

More information about this job

Overview

Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first and largest cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.

Responsibilities

The Flow Cytometry Operator assists in providing flow cytometry services to Fred Hutch laboratories. 

 

  1. Maintain, calibrate and operate the flow cytometers to meet established performance and safety standards.
  2. Perform periodic instrument maintenance.
  3. Assist with data transfer and analysis and manage files on the network.
  4. Provide assistance to investigators as necessary.                  
  5. Run samples for investigators as requested.
  6. Perform other duties as required.

 

The incumbent works under the limited supervision of the Flow Cytometry Director, following established procedures in performing daily responsibilities.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in a physical or biological science or equivalent work experience.  Familiarity with or experience in optical systems, instrument analysis, computers or molecular and cell biology strongly desired.  Experience in flow cytometry or related area desired.

Our Commitment to Diversity

We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and VEVRAA Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at escmail@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.