Flow Cytometry Specialist


South San Francisco, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Research Sci/Assoc/Mgr
  • Post Date: 02/07/2021
  • Website: www.arsenalbio.com
  • Company Address: 2 Tower Place South, San Francisco, CA, 94080

About ArsenalBio

ArsenalBio was founded to discover, develop and commercialize curative immune cell therapies

Job Description

ArsenalBio’s mission is to develop efficacious and safe cellular therapies for patients with chronic diseases, initially cancer.  Our products are being designed to herald the transition of adoptive cell therapy from a hospital based treatment to outpatient therapy, like most other cancer treatments.  Our people are our greatest asset, they bring scientific talents in molecular biology, immunology, pharmacology, protein chemistry, computational biology, automation, genome engineering, software and other fields to make the future happen now.
We are seeking a Flow Cytometry Core Specialist to support the Operations, Research and Development teams as a part of our efforts to develop and commercialize curative immune cell therapies. Key responsibilities include operation of flow cytometry analyzers and sorters, implementation and automation of high-dimensional assay endpoints, and development of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for a large and varied group of lab users and research groups. The successful candidate will work in a highly matrixed organization across all ArsenalBio discovery, technology, automation and development programs.

What You Will Do

What You Will Bring

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status
To all recruitment agencies: ArsenalBio does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, or Arsenalbio employees. ArsenalBio is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.
  • Maintain a cutting-edge Flow Cytometry Core
  • Maintain all of the lab equipment in accordance to vendor specifications
  • Coordinate repairs, IOQ, PQ, PMs with Vendors and lab users as necessary
  • Own and optimize all cytometry workflows, working closely with our Operations and Automation teams
  • Support data generation across discovery and development programs
  • Enable and enforce adherence to best cytometry practices, including the implementation of QC procedures to maintain data quality across a fleet of instruments
  • Provide a positive Flow Cytometry Onboarding experience for new users
  • Develop, coordinate, and ensure adherence to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for a large and varied group of lab users
  • Ensure daily laboratory maintenance procedures for Cytometry equipment
  • B.S./B.A. degree with 4+ years of relevant flow cytometry and flow core management experience
  • Experience with wide variety of cytometry instruments from common vendors (BD, Sony, ThermoFisher, Sartorius, Cytek) including BD and Sony cell sorters, spectral high-parameter analyzers, and high-throughput instruments
  • Experience in BLS2 labs with complex automated laboratory equipment
  • Proficiency in FlowJo as well as GSuite and other productivity tools.
  • Entrepreneurial behaviors demonstrated by agility, accountability, transparency, resourcefulness, and ability to get things done
  • Ability to quickly learn new skills and knowledge on the job, demonstrate productivity, and deliver high-quality results
  • Flexible mind with ability to think outside the box, creative approach to problem solving, and comfort in working with ambiguous data in an open-ended, exploratory process
  • Demonstrated ability to perform as a team player

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