Title:  Cytometry Technologist III

Division:  Advanced Technology Cores
Schedule:  Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM
Work Location:  Baylor Main Campus, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $55,779 to $67,500
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  1229
Job Purpose

The Cytometry and Cell Sorting Core at Baylor College of Medicine is looking for a highly motivated individual to be part of the High Parameter Cytometry Unit. The Cytometry Technologist III will be responsible for operating the Symphony A5 Flow Cytometer. This position will be responsible for the QA/QC of the instrument, troubleshooting, operations, interaction with service engineers and developing SOPs. Finally, he/she will be cross-trained for use of all multiparametric analyzers for validation of antibody conjugation.


The Cytometry Technologist III is a team-player who welcomes challenges. The position requires experience in Immunology, oncology, or a related field and with a preferred three years of related experience. Experience with multiparametric cytometry and experience with large data-sets is preferred. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting ongoing academic and preclinical research in immuno-oncology using the Symphony A5 system. The incumbent will be responsible for the flow cytometry acquisition portion of the developed High Parameter Cytometry pipeline.

Job Responsibilities
  • Creates and validates High Parameter Flow Cytometry SOPs.
  • Works with Cytometry Antibody Scientist to help produce, QA/QC and maintains the High Parameter Cytometry Antibody banks.
  • Aids in establishing OMIPS relevant to institutional needs.
  • Works with the High Parameter Cytometry team at CCSC to develop and streamline analytical approaches for flow cytometry experiments.
  • Works with CCSC users to acquire data for flow cytometry projects.
  • Works with CCSC staff to operate and maintain Helios and Hyperion.
  • Produces larger data-sets for CCSC users generated from flow cytometry experiments.
  • Collaborates with leaders in the fields of Immunology, Oncology and Cancer Biology including the members of the Dan L Dun can Cancer Center principal investigators.
  • Prepares data for publications and/or presentation.
  • Prepares of method sections and review result interpretation.
Minimum Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree in a basic science or related field
  • Five years of relevant experience
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's degree in a related field
  • Flow cytometry and/or imaging
  • Panel Design
  • Immunology/Immunophenotyping
  • Data Analysis
  • Sample Prep
  • Independently operation of instrumentation
  • High Parameter cytometry
  • Advanced Panel Design
  • R programming
  • Biostatistics





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