We are seeking to hire a biologist to be stationed at the NIST Gaithersburg Campus located in Gaithersburg, Maryland, close to Washington DC. The person hired for this position will help to implement automation-based bioassays to create a high-throughput measurement infrastructure for flow cytometry and engineering biology.
Advanced degree (MS or PhD) in biology, bioengineering, immunology, biochemistry or related field
Experience working with laboratory automation systems and flow cytometry
Demonstrated problem-solving skills and the ability to identify, manage, and overcome technical hurdles
Good communications, laboratory, and organizational skills; the ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team
Hands-on experience with flow cytometry and high-throughput workflows;
Adept at utilizing automation, e.g. automated liquid handling system to assist with complicated or lengthy workflows
Hands-on experience handling large scale data streams
Hand-on experience with flow cytometry analysis software, e.g. FlowJo, and/or other bioinformatic analysis software/R programming
Experience working in cell-biology laboratories
Experience in cell culture, high-throughput screening, and/or assay development and optimization
Experience managing and coordinating projects
Interested candidates should submit applications, including a cover letter, full curriculum vitae, and names and contact information of three professional references.
Internal Number: A-80166-26
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