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Associate Scientist (Flow Cytometry)

Posted on Apr 19, 2021 by Precision Medicine Group

Redwood City, CA 94061
Immediate Start
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Participate in flow cytometry projects through assay development, validation, and execution in a timely manner. Perform assays according to SOPs and support development of new procedures and improvement of existing SOPs. May perform other cell based assays.

Essential functions of the job include but are not limited to:

  • Perform Flow cytometry primarily, as well as, other immune and cell based assays

  • Perform experiments, independently and accurately analyze and present data

  • Assist in establishing and improving all procedures and required SOP documentation

  • Identify, update and implement emerging laboratory techniques

  • Maintain and support safe lab practices and environment

  • Act as a scientific resource externally to clients and internally

  • Assists with writing, reviewing and editing protocols and reports as appropriate.

  • May present completed work at appropriate scientific meetings and in publications

  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Required:

  • Bachelor's Degree with 8 years relevant lab experience; or

  • Master's Degree with 2 years relevant lab experience

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree with a concentration in Biology, Chemistry or Life Sciences

Other Required:

  • Experience with flow cytometry assays using both whole blood or isolated cells

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills required

  • The ability to organize and analyze data and assist in preparation of reports

  • Must possess strong computational skills, preferably experienced with Word, Excel, Power Point, GraphPad Prism, Diva, and Flowjo

  • Excellent use of judgment and discretion required

  • Extended work hours may be occasionally necessary in order to meet business demands

  • The ability to see and differentiate between colors on the full color spectrum

  • Ability to lift and carry between 1-15 lbs.; Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. overhead with assistance; frequently required to sit, grasp, and use right/left finger dexterity; May be exposed to a cold freezer environment (Freezer temperatures range between -20ºC -196ºC)

  • Must be able to read, write, speak fluently and comprehend the English language


  • A solid understanding of current GLP or CAP/CLIA/ISO standards

  • Experience with FACS techniques

  • Experience in cell-mediated immunity through flow cytometry, as well as, ELISpot, ELISA, MSD, and/or Luminex

Precision Medicine Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. © 2020 Precision Medicine Group, LLC

Reference: 1171095899

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