PUCL Job#1346 Sorter operator New York (10/12/21)

Cell Sorter Operator position: Sr. Research Assistant

The Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research, Manhassett, New York
Employment type: full-time
The Feinstein Institutes is seeking an energetic individual to join a fast paced, busy core facility as its cell sorter operator.
compensation: Compensation is competitive and is commensurate with experience level
We have two BD FACS Aria cell sorters as well as two other BD analyzers, and a BioRad ZE5.
The Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research is the home of research at Northwell Health. In conjunction with our partners in government, academia, industry and philanthropy, we strive to advance knowledge and make innovative therapies a reality. Our researchers work to transform the treatment of conditions like lupus, arthritis, sepsis, cancer, psychiatric illness and Alzheimer’s disease. As the global headquarters of bioelectronic medicine, we're exploring ways to raise the standard of medical innovation and are using electronic medical devices to signal the body to heal itself.
Responsible for the routine care, maintenance, and operation of two BD FACS Aria cell sorters (ARIA SORP in BSL hood) as well as the BD LSR Fortessa, and the BioRad ZE5 analyzer.
keeps track of consumables stock and ordering supplies when necessary.
Ensures facility users are utilizing the facility in such a way that promotes equal access by all facility users to all instrumentation.
Aids in cost recovery by maintaining a high degree of vigilance over the facility’s calendar reservation system.
Intermediate to high degree of competency with FlowJo, BD FACS Diva, as well as MS Excel, Word, and Power Point.
Comfortable with general computing tasks such as data transfers, backups, and CPU maintenance as necessary to maintain Windows OS based PC’s.
Must be flexible to work a late schedule (to 7:00 PM - days TBD)Must be able to independently setup, and analyze multicolor immunofluorescence experiments with a wide range of tissue.
Should have at least 5 years experience in a flow cytometry core facility setting is preferred, B.S. in Biological Sciences required minimum education.
Must have at least 2 years experience independently operating cell sorters; BD FACS Aria systems preferred.
Contact Chris Colon directly at to inquire about this position. Please attach your CV to the email. Only individuals seeking this particular opportunity may apply. No agencies, please!
Must have at least one COVID-19 vaccination within the past 30 days.
Christopher Colon
Flow Cytometry and Imaging Core Facility
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
350 Community Drive

Manhasset, NY 11030


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