Flow Cytometry Specialist

Highly Competitive
  1. Contract
  2. Biological Sciences, Molecular Biology
  3. United States
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Posting date: 31 Jan 2019

ProClinical is seeking a Flow Cytometry Specialist to be based in Philadelphia on a contract basis. The Specialist will Perform flow cytometry and/or cell-based potency assays according to and in compliance with Good Laboratory Practices (GLP), current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) and/or Points to Consider (PTC) guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Completes Test Methods and other required documentation and performs laboratory maintenance duties according to GLP, cGMP, CFR and/or PTC guidelines and SOPs. Performs and thoroughly documents Research & Development activities as required. Performs daily work activities with minimal supervision.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conducts flow cytometry and/or cell-based potency assays and lab procedures according to and in compliance with GLP, cGMP, CFR and/or PTC guidelines and SOPs.
  • Performs assays using appropriate laboratory techniques
  • Accurately completes Test Methods and other required documentation according to and in compliance with GLP, cGMP, CFR and/or PTC guidelines and SOPs, with low error rate.
  • Follows all general and laboratory SOPs
  • Performs Research & Development activities with supervision. Maintains a laboratory notebook for R&D activities as required
  • Reports observations of ongoing tests to Technical Reviewer, Supervisor and/or Department Manager
  • Communicates with supervisor and other colleagues re: daily lab activities
  • Prepares reagents and completes reagent batch records
  • Checks reagents for expired chemicals and disposes of any expired reagents
  • Performs laboratory maintenance (i.e. decontaminates and disposes of medical and other waste as appropriate, maintains laboratory supply inventories, keeps work surfaces clean and neat) and keeps records of maintenance according to guidelines and SOPs
  • Performs routine equipment monitoring and cleaning (i.e. centrifuges, biosafety and chemical hoods, refrigerators, incubators and freezers) and keeps records according to guidelines and SOPs
  • Orders reagents and consumables as required and uses commodity specification procedure as assigned

Skills and Requirements:

  • 3-4 years of relevant experience or equivalent
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree with major in Biological Sciences or other science-related major
  • Strong Technical and Scientific knowledge of protein-based assays (i.e. ELISA, electrophoresis, etc).
  • Ability to use proficiently advanced laboratory equipment, such as, but not limited to; Plate Readers, HPLC, Gel scanners, centrifuges, plate readers, micropipettes, biological safety cabinets, etc.
  • Shows excellent time management skills
  • Ability to record data accurately and legibly.
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and demonstrated instructions.
  • Ability to clearly express and exchange ideas by means of verbal and written communication.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and exhibit effective interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to work in Lab setting with Biohazards /various Chemicals
  • Must be able to wear appropriate PPE.
  • Must be able to work in environment with variable noise levels.
  • Ability to stand or sit for long periods of time.
  • Ability to perform light physical work, lifting up to 20 pounds as needed.
  • Ability to crouch, bend, twist, and reach.

To Apply:
Please click on the Apply button. Please include a short note outlining why you are interested in the role and why you think you are suitable.
In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please call Miek Raletz on +1 267-428-7770 or upload your CV on our website - www.proclinical.com.
A full job description is available on request.
ProClinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.