Research Lab Specialist - Flow Cytometry

Memphis, TN
Competitive Salary
Oct 09, 2016
Nov 06, 2016
Result Type
Full Time


During the past five decades, St. Jude has made remarkable progress toward curing childhood cancer and other life-threating diseases. St. Jude is building on that success with a $7 billion, six-year strategy to expand our mission with a focus on three fronts: in the clinic, in the laboratory and around the world. St. Jude has never been better positioned to achieve our mission: Finding cures. Saving children. Join our team and see what can be accomplished when all employees receive the resources, support, and encouragement to advance and grow their careers.


The Flow Cytometry Core Facility at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is seeking a highly motivated Research Lab Specialist in Flow Cytometry to play a key role in the advancement of multi-parametric cytometry analysis. In this position, you will be expected to provide full collaborative support to investigators who use our Flow Cytometry Core Facility. Your job duties will include: 1) operating, maintaining, calibrating and troubleshooting flow cytometry instrumentation 2) supporting investigators in designing and optimizing multi-parameter flow cytometry experiments using various cell lines and cell types 3) testing new reagents and optimizing assays 4) interpretation and analysis of flow cytometry data. In addition, ease and skill in interactions with many users with varying skill levels will be essential and participation in a strong team environment will be expected. Proficiency in flow cytometry acquisition (FACSDiva) and analysis (FlowJo) software is strongly preferred.

Minimum Education:

Bachelor's degree in appropriate scientific field is required.

Minimum Experience:

A minimum of eight (8) years of relevant post-degree work experience, with at least five (5) years at the Sr. Research Tech level, is required with a Bachelor's degree


A minimum of seven (7) years of relevant post-degree work experience, with at least (5) years at the Sr. Research Tech level, is required with a Master's degree

A minimum of four (4) years of relevant work experience including post-doctoral and/or technical staff experience is required with a Ph.D


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