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UNIV - Flow Cytometry and Cell Sorting Lab Manager Hollings Cancer Center

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Entity: MUSC University
Department: ACADEMIC AFFAIRS - Hollings Cancer Center
Sub Department: UNIV-2100040-HCC Shared Resources
Work type: Full-Time
Employee Type: UNIV - Classified
Location: Charleston, SC-Main Campus
Categories: RESEARCH
Pay scale: UNIV-Band 7: $48,622.00 - $69,289.00 - $89,956.00 (min - mid - max)

Job Duties:
15%Responsible for ensuring that all FCCS activities are performed in accordance with applicable local, state and federal guidelines. Develops and monitors compliance regarding usage of biohazards. Develop and maintenance of HCC Flow Cytometry and Cell Sorting Shared Resource (FCCS) Standard Operating Procedures.Essential
15Responsible for all communications coming from the FCCS. Develops and delivers presentations to HCC and MUSC leadership faculty and external stakeholders.Essential
35%Communicates with HCC and MUSC leaders and Vendors to maintain instrumentation and service contracts. Collaborates with MUSC research faculty for FCCS in support of grant submissions and manuscript preparations. This includes, but is not limited to, data analysis and preparation of data for presentation and/or publication. Generate quarterly reports: instrumentation usage, cost recovery, quality assurance.Essential
35%Manages all technical, administrative and fiscal actions associated with the Flow Cytometry and Cell Sorting Shared Resource (FCCS), including but not limited to monthly billing, maintaining utilization statistics by Principal Investigators and service. Serve as liaison between investigators, research staff, and FCCS staff to train users, design experiments, and troubleshoot experiments. Performs initial review of investigators request for services and advises investigators in assay development and conduct. Works with supervisor and administrators in long-term planning of the shared resource instrumentation and operations and financial management of the shared resource.Essential


Job summary: Manage all functions of the Hollings Cancer Center (HCC) Flow Cytometry and Cell Sorting Shared Resource (FCCS). Under limited supervision will provide supervisory, technical, fiscal and administrative direction needed in the design and communications required to execute these management functions for the FCCS.


Payscale Salary Range: UNIV-Band 7: $48,622.00 - $69,289.00 - $89,956.00 (min - mid - max)


FLSA: Salaried


Minimum Experience and Training Requirements: Bachelor of Science degree in medical technology, microbiology, biochemistry or a closely related field and four years’ relevant experience in a clinical or research laboratory environment; relevant experience includes minimum of one year of experience supervising or managing a research laboratory.

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Preferred: Expertise in cell sorting and flow cytometry, data analysis, and scientific applications of flow cytometry. Supervisory and training experience.
Limited: Project management experience, service-oriented experience, and manuscript/grant writing. 
Prefer candidate with five or more years of supervisory experience.
Excellent skills to operate personal computer and record documentation and record maintenance.

Guidelines and Supervision: Employee will be under general supervision of the supervisor, ability to work independently.  This position is responsible for the supervision of a Lab Tech III and a Lab Tech I.


Physical Requirements: (Note: The following descriptions are applicable to this section: Continuous - 6-8 hours per shift; Frequent - 2-6 hours per shift; Infrequent - 0-2 hours per shift) Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Continuous) Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent) Ability to climb, using step stool. (Infrequent) Ability to work in temperature extremes (32? F to 100? F) when required due to assignments in cold rooms and/or foreign countries. (Infrequent) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Continuous) Ability to bend at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to twist at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent) Ability to fully use both legs. (Frequent) Ability to reach in all directions, stretch, bend, while moving items/materials from both sitting and standing positions. (Frequent) Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function/distinction. (Continuous) Ability to lift materials up to 20 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift and carry 4 liter waste material bottles a distance of 30 feet, unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to lift and carry 25-30 lbs. jugs of liquid a distance of 100 feet, unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift file boxes, from floor level to counter tops, unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to push/ Ability to lift 40 lbs. centrifuge rotors from floor level to height of 40 inches, then down 20 inches into centrifuge drum, unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift 25 lbs. boxes, from floor level to maximum height of 72 inches, unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to push/pull file boxes from one location to another at floor level. (Frequent) Ability to maneuver heavy equipment on bench tops, 50 lbs. or greater, unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous) Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected, in one eye or with both eyes. (Continuous) Ability to match or discriminate between colors, normally. (Continuous) Ability to hear and recognize various alarms emitting from work area systems. (Continuous) Ability to hear and/or understand conversations. (Continuous) Ability to work in a darkroom for processing film, etc. (Continuous) Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and annually. (Continuous)

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.


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The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.