The Salk Institute Flow Cytometry Core Facility is recruiting a Flow Cytometry Specialist to assist in the daily operation of the Flow Cytometry Core Facility. The Flow Cytometry Core Facility provides cell-sorting and analysis services and support to the whole institute. The Flow Cytometry Specialist supports core facility staff and provides assistance in the overall workflow including calibration, operation, and maintenance of all core instruments. The Flow Cytometry Specialist is responsible for providing guidance and assistance to new and existing facility users and will have the opportunity to work on several different BD platforms.
Bachelors degree in related field or equivalent work experience
Advanced degree in biological science
Must be willing to work in an animal-related research environment.
Must be willing to work in a biohazardous environment (BSL-2)
Must be able to work with high voltage equipment
Able to work a flexible schedule based on research needs and deadlines. Must be willing to submit to a personal background check.
Successful completion of the Instituteâ™s background investigation.
Must be willing to sign a confidentiality agreement
This position requires constant seeing, adjusting focus, touching, feeling, keying, grasping, talking, hearing, handling, hearing, reading, writing, calculating, reasoning, analyzing and communicating.
Salk scientists are dedicated to innovative biological research. The Salk Institute consistently ranks among the leading research institutions in the world for its faculty's contributions and the impact of their findings. Focused both on discovery and on mentoring future generations of researchers, Salk scientists make groundbreaking contributions to our understanding of cancer, aging, Alzheimer's, diabetes and infectious diseases by studying neuroscience, genetics, cell and plant biology, and related disciplines. "We lead biological research. We prize discovery. Salk is where cures begin."Overlooking the Pacific Ocean in La Jolla, the Salk Institute offers a warm, collegial and collaborative work environment, where employees enjoy a generous benefits program. Social activities on campus encourage interaction as a community.