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ApoCell, Inc., Houston, TX– Research Scientist I-IV – Flow Cytometry

Job Description
ApoCell is a leading molecular diagnostics company specializing in biomarker
development and translational research in the liquid biopsy and immuno-oncology
market. We are seeking an outstanding candidate for a key progressive scientific
position This individual will have the unique opportunity to utilize their scientific skills in
the environment of an innovative life science company that is committed to development
of innovative biomarker technologies.

Responsibilities

This person will have the responsibility in conducting and managing daily experiments
involving high complexity flow cytometry. Other experiments include rare cell separation
from blood using a proprietary microfluidic device and immunofluorescent high-content
image analysis or flow cytometry applications. This person will work closely with other
senior research scientists and technical directors to assist with assay development,
project design and execution, and generation of data reports. Technical applications
include basic cellular laboratory techniques with strong emphasis on
immunofluorescence detection, immunohistochemistry and flow cytometry analytical
methods. Experience with next generation sequencing (NGS) is a plus. This person can
contribute to quality control of reagents through a variety of tests, writing of SOPs, and
training of other laboratory personnel, generation of scientific abstracts, publications and
grant applications. We are looking for someone who is a good team player, meticulously
detailed and organized, can work under pressure and has good oral and written
communication skills.

Preferred Candidate Expertise:

  • Ph.D. in Genomics, Immunology, Cellular/Cancer Biology, Stem Cell, Fetal Cell
    Biology or related fields
  • Any level of postdoctoral research or industry experience in oncology,
    immunology or related fields with focus on cellular analysis is required
  • Translational research experience or track record with publications is preferred
  • Experience in acquiring and analyzing flow cytometry data. Organize flow data
    for scientist, performs special projects as assigned
  • Strong expertise with immunofluorescent and immunohistochemistry applications
    including flow cytometry is required
  • Knowledge of quantitative image microscopy platforms is a strong plus
  • Adheres to established methods and SOPs, quality control procedures and
    preventive maintenance schedules.
  • Experience with rare cell analysis including Circulating Tumor Cells (CTCs), fetal
    cells and/or stem cells is a strong plus
  • Outstanding skills with project planning, experimental design, oversight and
    advanced troubleshooting related to execution of experiments, documenting and
    analyzing data and generating detailed reports is required
  • Strong experience with statistical analysis is preferred
  • A team player with good communication skills, ability to work under pressure and
    multitask

Please email your Resume/CV to: info@apocell.com and reference RSFC800 in the subject line.