Axle Informatics

  • Research Associate- Flow Cytometry

    Job Locations US-MD-Rockville
    Posted Date 3 months ago(7/24/2018 4:14 PM)
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Axle Informatics is a scientific research and information technology company that offers innovative computer services, informatics, and bioresearch solutions to research centers and healthcare organizations around the globe. With experts in software engineering, bioinformatics, molecular research, and program management, we focus on developing and applying technological tools and scientific techniques to empower the world of research. We work with some of the top research organizations and facilities in the country including multiple institutes at the National Institutes of health (NIH), which means candidates will be receiving the best on-the-job training possible in this field.


    We are looking for a Research Associate- Flow Cytometry to support our work at NIH. The position will be based in Bethesda/Rockville, MD


    • Providing expertise in flow cytometric analysis and sorting technologies by performing a full range of complex assignments and projects that involve application of knowledge of flow cytometry.
    • Providing flow cytometric analysis to all intramural investigators
    • Consulting with researchers on design of sorting experiments
    • Operating (analysis and sorting), scheduling, and troubleshooting a FACS Aria II 4-Laser flow cytometer and maintaining a BD Fortessa and LSR II
    • Maintains 5 other cell sorters, two LSR II’s, LSR Fortessa, FACS CANTO, AMNIS ImageStream and FACS Symphony.


    • Experience in operating a variety of cell sorters including BD Fortessa, LSR II, and FACSARIA II
    • Experience operating multi-parameter cell sorters
    • High skill level with flow cytometry experimental design, processing and analysis
    • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and productively in a team-oriented environment 




    • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Biology, Immunology, or related field.
    • 10+ years of flow cytometry experience
    • Experience in the operation of multiparameter cell sorters is highly desirable

    The diversity of Axle’s employees is a tremendous asset. We are firmly committed to providing equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and will not tolerate any illegal discrimination or harassment based on age, race, gender, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, status with respect to public assistance, and other characteristics protected under state, federal, or local law and to deter those who aid, abet, or induce discrimination or coerce others to discriminate. 



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