Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Flow Cytometry Technician in New York, New York

Flow Cytometry Technician

Job Posting Number: 12809

Research – Other

New York,NY

June 9, 2017

Company Overview:

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.

For the 27th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2016, as well as Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards 2017. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Details:

The aim of the Flow Cytometry Core Facility is to facilitate and help advance the scope and quality of Cancer Research at MSK by providing investigators advanced instrumentation and high-level technical and scientific expertise in multi-dimensional Flow Cytometry and Cell Sorting.

We are currently seeking a Flow Cytometry Technician to assist an exciting team of scientific and technologically-driven staff in basic operation of flow instrumentation.

You are:

  • Action oriented and eager to take on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm

  • An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding

  • Committed to high standards of productivity

  • Adaptable in your approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations

  • A good decision maker, with proven success in making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward

You will:

  • Operate cell sorters

  • Perform daily startup and shutdown of flow instrumentation

  • Perform daily cleaning and maintenance of flow instrumentation

  • Perform Quality Control in all Cell Sorters, Analyzers and other required instrumentation

  • Assist staff in organizing and maintaining lab reagents and consumables

  • Perform basic record keeping of lab inventory and cell sorting reports

  • Assist other staff in other basic administrative tasks as requested

  • Have the opportunity to learn from a team of highly specialized flow cytometrists and to be involved in all R&D projects the Core Facility is involved in.

You need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 0-2 years of Flow Cytometry experience.#LI-SB1

MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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