University of Washington - Seattle, WA4.1

Full-time | Part-time
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The University of Washington, Department of Pathology is a broad and dynamic department that strives for a consistent level of high achievement in all of its activities. The Department offers full diagnostic services in all areas of Pathology, is a top ranked research organization as measured by research awards from the National Institutes of Health, and offers an array of specialized educational training programs.

UW Medicine Pathology brings together state-of-the-art technology and highly trained, world renowned personnel to provide comprehensive diagnostic and personalized service to physicians, community hospitals, independent laboratories, and other health care organizations. Our operations are based at the University of Washington Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center, South Lake Union, Northwest Hospital and the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. Pathology faculty members also serve at Seattle Children's Hospital, the Veteran’s Administration Puget Sound Healthcare System, and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. These collaborative efforts have generated innovative, translational studies in the basic mechanisms of disease as they apply to diagnostic pathology.

The Department of Pathology has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time (possibility of part-time) Flow Cytometry Core Manager (Research Scientist/Engineer 3) who will be an experienced flow cytometrist to manage the cytometry core facility that services the University of Washington main campus. The facility supports diverse departments including cell biology, microbiology, genome sciences, bioengineering, chemistry, pathology, hematology, and biochemistry. The selected candidate will demonstrate expertise in instrument setup and calibration and be responsible for the maintenance and troubleshooting of three BD Biosciences cytometers (FACS Aria III, LSR II and Canto II)

Job Responsibilities include:
Provide technical and scientific support to researchers in operating
Assist users with experimental design and optimization, data generation and analysis.
Train users to operate flow cytometers independently.
Help and provide guidance with cell sorting.
Maintain user records and billing information, oversee supplies and equipment budget.
Work with health and safety department to ensure lab complies with regulations and all required trainings.

Knowledge and skills:
Knowledge of advanced FACS principles
Wide variety of flow cytometry experience
Thorough knowledge of the operation and troubleshooting of theBD FACSAria III,LSR II, and Canto II
Expertise in FACSDiva and FlowJo or FCS Express.
Strong interpersonal skills and analytical problem solving ability.
Experience in teaching/training.
Experience in working in a BSL-2 (biohazard safety level 2) environment.

Minimum Requirements:
Minimum education of a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field relating to biology or a related field.
Minimum experience of three or more year's experience in a related area or equivalent combination of education/experience.

5 year’s experience