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Flow Cytometry Specialist

Date: Aug 14, 2019

Location: Philadelphia, PA, US

Company: Spark Therapeutics

Join the Spark Team


We were born of innovation, springing from the curiosity, imagination and dedication of remarkable scientists and healthcare visionaries. Our shared mission is to challenge the inevitability of genetic disease by discovering, developing, and delivering treatments in ways unimaginable – until now.


We don’t follow footsteps. We create the path.


The Flow Cytometry Specialist will:

  • Contribute to the advancement of gene therapy initiatives by developing, optimizing, validating and performing flow cytometry analyses on clinical, pre-clinical, and R&D samples utilizing in-depth knowledge of flow cytometric techniques
  • Perform complex data analyses and prepare reports and presentations to covey results and novel findings
  • Design antibody panels for flow cytometry analyses
  • Assist fellow scientists with flow cytometry experimental design, experimental setup, data acquisition, and data analysis
  • Train scientists in flow cytometry techniques, methods, instrumentation, etc.
  • Maintain flow cytometry equipment
  • Author standard operating procedures (SOPs) related to the general operation and assay-specific utilization of flow cytometry instrumentation
  • Maintain accurate, timely and detailed records of work
  • Design and execute flow cytometry experiments, analyze and compile data
  • Assist and train fellow scientists with flow cytometry initiatives
  • Flow cytometry instrumentation maintenance
  • Write and revise SOPs
  • Working knowledge of flow cytometry theory and instrumentation
  • Familiarity with CytoFLEX and Fortessa instrumentation preferred
  • Experience in performing flow cytometry assays using 1-19 colors
  • Prior experience working in a GLP environment and exercising GDP preferred
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude
  • Excellent organizational, communication, time management and collaborations skills
  • Keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies
  • B.S. or M.S. degree in Biological Sciences
  • 1-4 years of relevant flow cytometry experience

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

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