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Seattle Children's Hospital Flow Cytometry Technician in Seattle, Washington

Hope. Care. Cure. These three simple words capture what we do at Seattle Children’s – to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. Are you ready to engage with a mission-driven organization that is life-changing to many, and touches the hearts of all? #HOPECARECURE

As one of the nation's top five pediatric research centers, Seattle Children's Research Institute is dedicated to providing hope, care, and cures to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible.

Our investigators are involved in hundreds of projects that cover every phase of research, from studying how diseases work to improving investigational therapies. They have pioneered groundbreaking cystic fibrosis treatments and cutting-edge cancer therapies that help a child's immune system defeat cancer, and made other major contributions to pediatric medicine.

Researchers work in close collaboration with one another, their colleagues at partner institutions including the University of Washington and Fred Hutch and our healthcare providers at Seattle Children's Hospital, one of U.S. News & World Report’s top children's hospitals. This collaboration is one of our key strengths, allowing our faculty to draw on a variety of disciplines and techniques as they pursue solutions to some of medicine's most complex problems.

We are committed to not only treating disease but to eliminating it. Help us achieve our vision of being a worldwide leader in pediatric research aimed to improve the health and well-being of children. If you are interested in a challenging career aimed at groundbreaking research, Seattle Children's Research Institute is the place for you.

Follow established quality control procedures to validate instrument performance, service instruments for maintenance, and perform routine repairs. Log quality control results and communicate results to Management. Track and report inventory supplies. Assist in writing and editing manuscripts for Resource Users as needed. Assist Manager with Resource User instrument and software training. Assist Resource Users to troubleshoot a variety of general issues related to data acquisition, data analysis, and data storage. Assist in the execution of Core related projects. Serve as FACS Core primary point of contact in the absence of the Core Manager.

Required Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering or Scientific discipline.

  • Experience in a laboratory/research setting.

  • Demonstrated knowledge in solving technical problems such as issues with lab/flow cytometry instrumentation.


  • Experience acquiring and analyzing Flow Cytometry data, preferably with BD FacsDiva software.

  • Experience with cell staining.

  • Data entry and/or word processing experience.

  • Experience in analyzing data using spreadsheets and statistical analysis.

Our community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and thoughts as this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Our organization recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

The people who work at Seattle Children’s are members of a community that seeks to respect and celebrate all the qualities that make each of us unique. Each of us is empowered to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels.

Seattle Children’s is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Workplace and Affirmative Action Employer.

External Job Title: Flow Cytometry Technician

Job ID / Requisition Number: 2020-36608

FTE/Hours per pay period: 1.0 FTE (80 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)

Name: Immunity & Immunotherapies

Shift: Day Shift

Street: 1900 9th Avenue