• Scientific Research Lead, Flow Cytometry CF

    Job Locations USA-NY-New York
    Posted Date 4 days ago(10/18/2019 9:45 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Research - Laboratory
  • 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 28th 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 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

    Job Description

    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 Scientific Research Lead. The Scientific Research Lead's main responsibility is to assist the Core Head in maintaining high scientific standards in the Core Facility, by interacting with researchers as well as laboratory staff across a range of scientific disciplines with diverse levels of technical expertise.


    You will:

    • Consult with investigators, technicians, and students to suggest techniques and protocols relevant to the experimental questions and to ensure that experiments are optimally planned
    • Provide technical and scientific support in flow cytometry from experimental troubleshooting to data analysis
    • Assist with interpretation of data, assurance of data validity, and assurance that publications and presentations using data acquired in the core facility are accurate and appropriate
    • Assist and supervise core staff to ensure best experimental practices, as well as keeping the lab abreast of new technologies and flow cytometry applications
    • Assist in Education & Training of researchers and core staff, including development of new material
    • Develop, design, and conduct projects or experiments within the core’s scope. Coordinate data collection and analysis. Review progress and evaluate results
    • Maintain and establish new collaborations with other laboratories and core facilities, which may result in co-authoring publications and co-presenting results with other groups, as well as in national or international meetings

    You have:

    • Doctorate with 2-4 years of Sound research experience; Experience in Flow Cytometry.
    • Prior experience in Cancer Biology preferred. #LI-POST


    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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