Senior Research Scientist
Position Type: Permanent Staff
Department: Lineberger Compr Cancer Center - 426801
Appointment Type: EHRA Non-Faculty Research
Vacancy ID: NF0002939
Position Summary: The Senior Scientist will oversee the operation, maintenance and use of the Fluidigm CyTOF Helios in a University Shared Resource Facility. They will be a technology expert for the CyTOF instrumentation with experience with both operating and maintaining the instrument as well as serving as providing expertise on the experimental design and data analysis. This will entail maintaining current knowledge of the state of the art in publications and applications. The Senior Scientist is expected to be a collaborator on research grants and publications, assuring rigorous experimental design and working with members of the bioinformatics team for robust data analysis. This individual will be indirectly supervising investigators wishing to apply the technology to their research. He/she will offer technology seminars to departments within the University as well as at national and international research conferences.
Education Requirements: B.S. degree in biological sciences, biochemistry or related field.
Qualification and Experience: Minimum 5 years of laboratory experience and demonstrated skill with flow cytometry. Experience with flow cytometry experimental design (sample preparation, instrument optimization, and data analysis) Ability to identify and troubleshoot critical issues. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Detail-oriented with excellent organization and documentation skills. Strong communication skills including presentation skills and an ability to interact well with others. Preferred: Master's degree, Ccy certification, ISAC membership Previous experience with mass cytometry and analytical tools such as SPADE, VisNE, Gemstone and FCS Express. Additional experience with other high-end technologies such as imaging or mass spectrometry. Willingness to work flexible/late shifts as needed is desirable.
Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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