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Featured Employers Director,FlowCytometry Company: Fred Hutchinson
Cancer Research Center
Location: Seattle, WA
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 10/21/2021
Expire Date: 11/20/2021
Job Categories: Education, Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician,
Information Technology, Installation, Maintenance, and Repair,
Science, Collegiate Faculty, Staff, Administration, Research &
Development, Medical, Nonprofit and Volunteer Services,
Writing/Authoring, Energy / Utilities Job Description
Cures Start Here. -At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home
to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned
scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and
treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred
Hutch's pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the
development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the
immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research
institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation's first
cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical
coordinating center of the Women's Health Initiative and the
international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network.
-Careers Start Here.At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation,
collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion
are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related
diseases. We seek employees -who bring -different and innovative
-ways of seeing the world and solving problems. -Fred Hutch is in
pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization. We -are committed
to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to
diversity, -antiracism, and inclusion. The Director, Flow Cytometry
manages and provides services as part of the Flow Cytometry Shared
The incumbent reports to the Sr. Director, Molecular & Cellular
Scientific Resources or designee and works independently in
managing resource operations. Special knowledge and expertise are
used in performing the technical aspects of the job while strong
interpersonal and communication skills are used in interacting with
users and in promoting the resource.
- Train, supervise and assist staff in the maintenance,
calibration and operation of instruments and associated
- Oversee the daily operation of the laboratory. Hire and train
flow cytometry staff giving feedback through mentorship and
- Maintain cost effectiveness and usefulness of the
- Work with Research Administration leadership to project and
develop annual resource budget.
- Write grant applications for the purchase of new
instrumentation and prepare Core Grant material, noncompetitive
renewals, and Scientific Report narrative.
- Establish and maintain positive working relationships with
investigators, soliciting feedback to establish present and future
resource needs, and offering assistance as requested.
- Supervise and ensure the accuracy, completeness and timeliness
of record keeping including daily schedules, instrument logbooks,
records of user time, personnel and staff time, supply inventories,
purchase orders, equipment use and maintenance and monthly
- Work with Resource Administration leadership and Faculty
Advisory Committee to establish fee schedules and policies for
Center and outside users.
- Assist and/or collaborate with investigators in the design of
experiments that use flow cytometry.
- Instruct investigators in data collection and analysis methods
and in the proper use of equipment, providing individual assistance
- Develop new applications of flow cytometry and methods that
will improve the service provided by the laboratory.
- Keep current in the field of flow cytometry by maintaining
contacts with colleagues, attending conferences, and training
sessions and maintaining files of current publications in flow
- Perform other responsibilities as required.
- MS degree in a scientific discipline or a BS degree with
commensurate level of work experience.
- Minimum of five years research experience using flow cytometry,
with a preference for prior flow cytometry core lab management
- Three years of administrative/management experience with direct
reports and conducting performance appraisals.
- Working knowledge of a broad range of flow cytometric
methodologies and computer data analysis techniques.
- Extensive experience using instrumentation including optics,
lasers, and computers.
- Knowledge of the principles of instrument operation and
experience in instrument problem solving.
- Excellent communication skills, teaching, leadership, and
managerial skills.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
- PhD in a scientific discipline and 7-10 years of flow cytometry
- 5+ years of management experience with direct reports.
- Experience with writing grants for Core equipment and
- Budget development experience.Fred Hutch has a mandatory
COVID-19 vaccine requirement, with exceptions only for approved
medical or religious accommodations.
As a condition of employment, newly hired employees must provide
proof of vaccination or initiate the accommodations process before
their first day of employment. -A statement describing your
commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity,
inclusion, and antiracism in your career or that will be made
through your work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.
Our Commitment to Diversity
We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and
Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer.
We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse
perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not
discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed,
ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or
mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, sexual
orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in
any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action
employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to
apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due
to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable
accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please
send a request to our Employee Services Center at
firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 206-667-4700.
Contact Information Company Name:Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research
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