UNIV - Staff Scientist I - HCC Flow Cytometry and Cell Sorting Shared Resource

Charleston, SC
Jan 07, 2019
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UNIV - Staff Scientist I - HCC Flow Cytometry and Cell Sorting Shared Resource Job no: 507846
Entity: MUSC University
Department: ACADEMIC AFFAIRS - Hollings Cancer Center
Sub Department: UNIV-2100040-HCC Shared Resources
Work type: Full-Time
Employee Type: UNIV - Research Grant
Location: Charleston, SC-Main Campus
Categories: Laboratory Services, Manager/Supervisor, Research
Pay scale: UNIV-Band 6: $39,960.00 - $56,947.00 - $73,935.00 (min - mid - max)

Job Duties:15Responsible for all communications coming from the FCCS. Develops and delivers presentations to HCC and MUSC leadership faculty and external stakeholders.Essential15Responsible for ensuring that all FCCS activities are performed in accordance with applicable local, state and federal guidelines. Develops and monitors compliance regarding usage of biohazards. Develop and maintenance of HCC Flow Cytometry and Cell Sorting Shared Resource (FCCS) Standard Operating Procedures.Essential35Communicates with HCC and MUSC leaders and Vendors to maintain instrumentation and service contracts. Collaborates with MUSC research faculty for FCCS in support of grant submissions and manuscript preparations. This includes, but is not limited to, data analysis and preparation of data for presentation and/or publication. Generate quarterly reports: instrumentation usage, cost recovery, quality assurance.Essential35Manages all technical, administrative and fiscal actions associated with the Flow Cytometry and Cell Sorting Shared Resource (FCCS), including but not limited to monthly billing, maintaining utilization statistics by Principal Investigators and service. Serve as liaison between investigators, research staff, and FCCS staff to train users, design experiments, and troubleshoot experiments. Performs initial review of investigators request for services and advises investigators in assay development and conduct. Works with supervisor and administrators in long-term planning of the shared resource instrumentation and operations and financial management of the shared resource.Essential

Job summary: Manage all functions of the Hollings Cancer Center (HCC) Flow Cytometry and Cell Sorting Shared Resource (FCCS). Under limited supervision will provide supervisory, technical, fiscal and administrative direction needed in the design and communications required to execute these management functions for the FCCS.

Payscale Salary Range: UNIV-Band 6: $39,960.00 - $56,947.00 - $73,935.00 (min - mid - max)

FLSA: To Be Determined

Minimum Experience and Training Requirements: A PhD, MD or equivalent with two years post-doctorate experience.

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Expertise in cell sorting and flow cytometry, data analysis, and scientific applications of flow cytometry. Supervisory and training experience. Limited: Project management experience, service-oriented experience, and manuscript/grant writing. Excellent skills to operate personal computer and record documentation and record maintenance.

Employee will be under general supervision of the supervisor, ability to work independently.
Supervisory responsibility for three employees.

Physical Requirements: (Note: The following descriptions are applicable to this section: Continuous - 6-8 hours per shift; Frequent - 2-6 hours per shift; Infrequent - 0-2 hours per shift) Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Continuous) Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Continuous) Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent) Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work in all cold temperature extremes, i.e. spot coolers. (Frequent) Ability to bend at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to twist at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Continuous) Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Continuous) Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous) Ability to reach in all directions. (Continuous) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 30 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to lift objects, up to 30 lbs., from floor level to height of 72 inches, unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to lower objects, up to 30 lbs., from height of 72 inches to floor level, unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to push/pull objects, up to 50 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift and carry objects up to 30 lbs. a distance of five (5) floors and to outlying buildings. (Frequent) Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Continuous) Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Must be ambidextrous. Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous) Ability to be qualified physically (by medical personnel) for respirator use, initially and annually. Ability to work alone in isolated areas, such as darkrooms. (Frequent)

Opening date: 23 Aug 2018 Eastern Daylight Time
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