Flow Cytometry Specialist II - Center for Gene Therapy

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7057780 (Ref.No. 308903SM)
Posted: June 14, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Uses unique and advance skills in Flow Cytometry and sorting to achieve the goals of the organizational unit.

  • Conducts independent research or developmental projects with minimum supervision.
  • Supervises and directs the work activities of lower level laboratory personnel.
  • Processes and tests specimen samples from bone marrow, blood, and various other tissues for analysis and diagnosis.
  • Counts and measures cells by utilizing a Flow Cytometer for optimum data acquisition, analysis, manipulation, validation, and quality control purposes.
  • Analyzes and prepares preliminary reports.
  • Records and labels specimen samples in log that includes patient demographic information.
  • Learns and develops new research procedures. Participates in the presentation and publication of data and research results.
  • Provides instruction and guidance to laboratory personnel.
  • Acquires and constantly maintains current knowledge of scientific research.
  • Practice quality control procedures in order to produce accurate and valid results used in patient diagnosis and to ensure compliance with federal and organizational guidelines.


  • Bachelor degree in medical technology or a chemical, biological or physical science.
  • Three years of flow cytometry experience in a laboratory environment.  Education will not be substituted in lieu of experience.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills; must be highly organized and detailed oriented.


  • Master degree in a chemical, biological or physical science
  • Certification as a Laboratory Scientist or Medical Technologist.

*Occasionally (less than 2 hours/shift) handles/works with biohazards or risks for potential job related injury, rarely coming into contact with hazardous materials.


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