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Principal Scientist

Flow Cytometry

Posted on 6/21/2024



501-1,000 employees

Financial advisory and consulting services


Compensation Overview

$134k - $183kAnnually

+ Discretionary Annual Bonus

Senior, Expert

Frederick, MD, USA

Lab & Research
Life Sciences
Medical Research
Required Skills
  • Must have a Ph.D. in life sciences or relevant field
  • At least 8 years of full-time post-doctoral laboratory experience
  • Strong bench scientist skills around cell based assays
  • Hands on flow cytometry experience is required
  • Experience with cell sorting, trouble-shooting and client relationships
  • Experience in validation/qualification of assays to CAP/CLIA/GLP or ISO guidelines
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experienced technical report generation
  • The ability to see and differentiate between colors on the full color spectrum
  • Ability to lift and carry between 1-15 lbs.; Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. overhead with assistance; frequently required to sit, grasp, and use right/left finger dexterity; May be exposed to a cold freezer environment
  • Must be able to read, write, speak fluently and comprehend the English language
  • Provide mentoring, coaching and team leadership to Flow Laboratory team members
  • Motivate team, share knowledge on FACS, participate in recruitment process and revenue forecasting
  • Design and implement cell-based assays to meet client requirements
  • Write and implement standard operating procedures (SOPs) to perform assays to meet client requirements and the level of regulatory compliance needed
  • Generate technical reports and other communications required to present data to clients
  • Write posters and papers for submission to conference organizers and peer reviewed journals
  • Write reviews and white papers
  • On occasion, review and edit client proposals, contract/proposals as appropriate
  • Train scientific staff in the review and presentation of data; including client reports, posters and papers for peer reviewed journals
  • Train technical staff how to perform laboratory procedures
  • Track and trend laboratory efficiency and quality
  • Perform duties with high degree of independence, quality, and efficiency
  • Act as internal expert on technical advances and industry trends to anticipate and act as a thought leader to management on all matters of major importance
  • Promote the company to local, regional, national, and international constituencies through networking, speaking engagements, activity in professional associations and publications

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


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