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FLOW CYTOMETRY ENGINEER
Job Title: FLOW CYTOMETRY ENGINEER
Job Code: 1884
Job Level: 14
Revised Date: 11/01/2016
Job Family: JF 05
The Flow Engineer position will be responsible for maintaining and operating cytometers, and implementing innovative cytometry-based approaches in support of the scientific research activities of the Duke Human Vaccine Institute and collaborating entities.
Fully Comply with appropriate DHVI/GHRB Safety and Compliance SOPs.
Run Cell Sorters/Analyzers to meet the needs of all Facility end users, as directed by the Facility Director, Manager and DHVI leadership.
Perform regular preventative maintenance, repairs, and upgrades on sorters and analyzers.
Work with DHVI Flow Facility Director/Manager in development of new flow cytometric technologies and applications.
Ensure data, run templates, sort reports and all associated documents/files per end user and Facility SOPs are uploaded into appropriate Facility archival systems.
Maintain Select Agent Authorization and BSL-3 work certification.
Work with hazardous biological agents handled at BSL2 and BSL3
Perform other duties as requested by the DHVI Flow Facility Director/Manager, Shared Resources Scientific Director, COO and Director.
Required Qualifications at this Level
Bachelor's degree in science related field or electronic technology related field. Four years of military technical training and/or vocational training in electronics or technology may substitute for the degree requirement.
2. Minimum of 5 years of direct relevant experience 3. Willing and able to: a. Work with hazardous biological agents handled at BSL2 and BSL3 b. Comply with vaccination requirements when necessary c. Complete US Department of Justice screening for Select Agent registration d. Complete Select Agent registration at Tier 1 e. Achieve external certification for independent work at BSL3
Minimum of 5 years of direct relevant experience
Experience in maintenance/repair and operation of BD FACS Aria and/or Influx flow cytometers
Experience in BD cytometry software, including DIVA and Sortware
Experience in Biosafety Levels 2 and 3 containment
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.
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