Position open for a Flow Cytometry Core Manager in the Department of Immunology at Harvard Medical School. This Flow Cytometry Facility actively participates in exciting research projects across multiple departments, and operates cutting-edge instruments for flow analysis and sorting. We are looking for a team player with strong cytometry as well as organizational and interpersonal skills who will work closely with facility staff and the dozens of scientists who use the Facility.
The Core Manager will:
operate cell sorter instruments for investigators;
advise investigators in designing and conducting complex flow cytometry experiments (including selecting appropriate fluorochrome combinations and defining operational parameters according to cell types and context)
train investigators on appropriate use of analyzers;
keep informed on trends and advancements in the field of research flow cytometry;
collaborate on publications related to Core research and development, potentially including co-authorship if warranted;
convey new Core capacities to users and potential users;
assist broadly in research and educational activities within area of expertise;
prepare and assist in preparing proposals for funding;
as appropriate to Core, seek relevant training on Core instrumentation, maintaining proficiency as technologies advance;
manage the operation of the facility, overseeing work by two staff members, handling scheduling and interfacing with the financial office.
Harvard offers an outstanding benefits package including:
Time Off: 3 - 4 weeks paid vacation, paid holiday break, 12 paid sick days, 11.5 paid holidays, and 3 paid personal days per year.
Medical/Dental/Vision: We offer a variety of excellent medical plans, dental & vision plans, all coverage begins as of your start date.
Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with full vesting after 3 years of service.
Tuition Assistance Program: Competitive tuition assistance program, $40 per class at the Harvard Extension School and discounted options through participating Harvard grad schools.
Transportation: Harvard offers a 50% discounted MBTA pass as well as additional options to assist employees in their daily commute.
Wellness options: Harvard offers programs and classes at little or no cost, including stress management, massages, nutrition, meditation, and complementary health services.
Harvard access to athletic facilities, libraries, campus events and many discounts throughout metro Boston.
The Harvard Medical School is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position.
Salary Grade: 057
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Bachelor's in biology-related field; at least 4 years of flow cytometry experience in an academic, biotechnology or clinical laboratory setting.
The successful candidate must have good communication skills to interact effectively with faculty, students and staff; ability and enthusiasm to learn and implement new techniques and protocols related to flow cytometry; ability to work both collaboratively and independently; and be well versed with the use of computers and software (flow cytometry-related; Microsoft Excel).
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 50582BR
About Harvard University Medical School
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