Lab Technician, Flow Cytometry

Job ID
17985
Type
Regular Full-Time
Company
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Location
US-WA-Seattle
Category
Clinical Research Support Services

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 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.

 

At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization.  We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion.   

 

The Flow Cytometry Operator will assist in providing flow cytometry services to Center laboratories (https://sharedresources.fredhutch.org). The incumbent works under the limited supervision of the Flow Cytometry Manager, following established procedures in performing daily responsibilities.

Responsibilities

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

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 proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer.  We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, 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 HR Operations at HRops@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.

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