HERC: Metro New York & Southern Connecticut Resource Technologist II – Flow Cytometry in Cold Spring Harbor, New York
Employer Name: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has an immediate opening for a Cytometrist to join the Flow Cytometry Shared Resource.
CSHL is a highly interactive research environment, and the Flow Cytometry Shared Resource team actively collaborates with CSHL scientists to further their research projects. The successful candidate will play an active role in helping researchers sort and analyze a wide variety of samples and cell types, including cells from animal models of cancer, immune cells, stem cells, neurons, and organoids. The successful applicant will be responsible for assisting scientists with experimental design and data analysis, instrument training, cell sorting, instrument maintenance, troubleshooting, and assisting with other management tasks. The successful applicant will work under the supervision and support of the facility director; an exceptional candidate would be considered for a managerial position.
The position will provide meaningful contributions to novel research across a variety of biological disciplines while refining one’s expertise on a variety of instruments. It is a great opportunity to develop expertise in flow cytometry, a skill highly sought after in both academic research and industry. Environment: CSHL is a world-renowned biomedical research institution in New York. It provides a highly dynamic and interactive research environment and also a unique opportunity of timely exposure to advances in various biomedical research fields and of interaction with a broad range of researchers from all over the world through its renowned Meetings and Courses program. CSHL is committed to fostering a diverse work environment that values best practices in mentorship, equity, and inclusion.
Compensation and Benefits Our employees are compensated from a total rewards perspective in many ways for their contributions to our mission, including competitive pay, exceptional health benefits, , discounted onsite Bright Horizons childcare, retirement plans, time off, and a range of recognition and wellness programs. Visit our CSHL Benefits site to learn more. You are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of your employment at the Laboratory. You will be required to provide proof of your vaccination on your first day of employment. Those individuals, who are unable to receive a vaccine due to access issues, will be expected to receive the vaccine upon arrival in New York. CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status. VEVRAA Federal Contractor. Position Requirements
Qualified candidates should have a BS or MS in cell biology or a related area in biological science and biotechnology/bioengineering. Prior experience operating cell sorters or cell analyzers preferred, but training will be provided as needed. Candidates should be highly motivated, adept at problem solving, and have the ability to think independently. Excellent communication skills, computer skills, and the ability to work with a diverse group of people are also important.