PUCL Job#1215 - multi-color flow cytometry position - (Maryland) (Posted dec 27, 2018)

Job Id1464

Frederick, Maryland US

Work From Home Available:No

Exempt,Regular Full-time

Division:Precision For Medicine

Business Unit:Precision Bioservices


Precision Medicine Group is an integrated team of experts in fields from advanced lab sciences to translational informatics and regulatory affairs, payer insights to marketing communications. Together, we help our pharmaceutical and life-sciences clients conquer product development and commercialization challenges in a rapidly evolving environment.

Be part of a team of renowned scientific authorities delivering groundbreaking assay results using clinical specimens to accelerate drugs into the clinic.

Precision for Medicine develops assays and runs global logistics by using biomarkers to stratify patients, incomparably improving R&D efficiency and success for our clients. We lead every aspect of our clinical trials from sites to biomarkers to diagnostics, all under a single roof. We dramatically accelerate our clients pathway from proof of concept to drug approval.

Our specialty in vitro and ex vivo assays achieve a variety of research, safety, efficacy, and biomarker objectives to speed and streamline research and clinical trials. Multiplatform immune monitoring solutions support our clients from preclinical through phase 3 studies, supported by our global biorepository footprint, cell biology, sample processing, and molecular capabilities. Because our clients need high-quality, accurate study results, we deliver meticulous sample handling and sophisticated global logistics—always utilizing industry-leading quality systems, including GxP, ISO 9001, ISO 13485, College of American Pathologists (CAP), and Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA).

You will performs immunological, molecular and cellular based assay services for government and commercial clients. You will perform services such as human primary cell isolations, maintains cell cultures, ELISA, ELISpot assays, Flow cytometry assays, molecular assays and other related cell based assays.

Essential Duties You'll Perform:

  • You will perform isolation and cryopreservation of peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) or PBMC subsets from whole blood or leukopaks
  • You will conduct immunological assays including, but not limited to ELISA, ELISpot, Flow cytometry, etc and 
  • You will conducts molecular-based assays such as real time PCR, Ribogreen, Picogreen, etc.
  • You will independently plan and conduct DNA and RNA purification projects at various scales and from different material types using both manual and automated systems. Performs QC analyses (RNA/DNA integrity analysis, Real-Time PCR) to ensure that results meet specifications. Monitors assays and trouble shoots, as appropriate.
  • You will suggest research and development activities to support new product development
  • You will assist our Senior Scientist's to modify and re-optimize current assays or procedures to address changing technologies or the introduction of new assays
  • You will help train laboratory staff in accordance with SOPs and evaluate opportunities for revision of SOPs and makes necessary recommendations to improve efficiency and quality


Minimum Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Life Sciences, Biology, or other related discipline) or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 4 years of prior related laboratory experience

Other Required:

  • Ability to interact and function in a highly productive work environment
  • Ability to work independently
  • Good attention to detail
  • Excellent communication, social, organizational and multi-tasking
  • Ability to lift and carry between 1-15 lbs.; frequently required to sit, grasp, and use right/left finger dexterity; May be exposed to a cold freezer environment (Freezer temperatures range between -20ºC -196ºC)
  • Able to read, write, speak fluently and comprehend the English language


  • Prior experience in a GLP or GMP environment preferred

Precision Medicine Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. © 2018 Precision Medicine Group, LLC



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