Coord, Flow Cytometry Lab - Leukemia

Houston, Texas
March 24 2021
Organization Type
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It was named the nation's No. 1 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report's 2019 rankings. It is one of the nation's original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.


Facility functions, equipment and Quality Control

Oversees daily function of flow facility, including, inventory, ordering and logging of supplies and reagents, quality assurance, billing, safety and ancillary office and administrative functions.

Operates, calibrates, maintains and troubleshoots analytical and

sorting flow cytometers.

Incorporate and ensures quality control program into the daily functions of the

Flow Facility.

Review results and make recommendations for improvements when appropriate.

Writes Standard Operating Procedures for all procedures being performed in the flow facility.

Maintain daily work schedule for Flow Cytometry Specialist to insure

that all work is completed in a timely manner.

Research Design Implementation and Data Analysis Interaction

Data and records management.

Troubleshoots and assists with experimental/protocol design.

Work with human blood, blood products and tissues.

Lab Development/Training

Works with all aspects of user interaction, support and education of core clients in the operations of the flow cytometry equipment for the development of independent users.

Performs competency testing to document training.

Ensures that new Flow Specialists are trained properly in techniques.

Attend continuing education programs.


Required: Bachelor's degree.


Required: Four years of flow cytometry experience.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

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