A Research Specialist is sought in the area of Flow Cytometry to setup and acquire data on state-of-the-art flow cytometers and analyze the data obtained using various advanced analysis software in the Flow Cytometry Core Facility, Research Resources Center (RRC), University of Illinois-Chicago in Chicago, Illinois USA.
This position designs and executes various projects, using appropriate fluorophores and antibodies for flow cytometry and luminex-platform based assay and prepare biological samples for flow cytometry and luminex-based platforms. Additional responsibilities include overseeing the operation and maintenance of highly-specialized analytical instrumentation and analyze data and document results for publication and reports using sophisticated software.
We are seeking an experienced specialist (Bachelor’s degree in biological sciences or related degree, Master’s degree preferred, and equivalent 3 years of direct laboratory research experience in flow cytometry required.) Familiarity with Beckman Coulter Cyan ADP, MoFlo and Becton Dickinson Fortessa is strongly desired. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. More detailed information about the Research Resources Center may be found at: http://www.rrc.uic.edu/
Applicants should submit the following: cover letter highlighting key qualifications; current curriculum vitae with complete bibliography; names and addresses of three references. For fullest consideration, applications should be received by March 8, 2013 but the advertisement will remain open until the position is filled. Submit application at: https://jobs.uic.edu. PDF versions of documents sent by electronic mail are strongly preferred.
The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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