The Immune Monitoring Facility is dedicated to providing laboratory services and translational research to support immune monitoring during cancer immunotherapy.
As a Research Assistant you will:
Perform a variety of laboratory procedures in support of immune monitoring of cancer immunotherapy trials
Develop and validate multicolor flow cytometry assays (antibody panel development for surface and intracellular staining)
Conduct clinical sample testing with validated flow assays
Perform cellular culture work such as whole blood PBMC isolation, stimulation and culturing of human cells.
An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding
Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments with a keen eye for detail
Action oriented and eager to take on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm
Bachelors in Biology or related with 5+ years of relevant experience or Masters with at least 3 years of relevant experience in Flow Cytometry.
Broad knowledge of and extensive experience in multiparameter flow cytometry techniques, general immunology assay methods, aseptic technique and tissue/cell culture, experience with human clinical samples, and experience with peripheral blood separation and cryopreservation of cells highly preferred.
Experience with other types of immunology assays (ELISA, multiplex immunoassays) would be a plus.
Must be detail-oriented and have good organizational and communication capabilities.#
At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes. For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.