Research and Development Scientist

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Website Nationwide Children's Hospital

Nationwide Children's Hospital

Company : Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Country: United States

Location : Columbus, Ohio

Post: Sun, 19 Sep 2021 15:55:33 GMT

Expires: Sun, 17 Oct 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Schedule: Full – time, benefits eligible 

We Are Seeking A Research and Development Scientist:
The Research and Development (R&D) scientist should be an individual with a PhD in Immunology, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology or a related discipline with appropriate postdoctoral experience in immunology and/or a relevant biological sciences discipline. Individuals without a PhD will be considered under exceptional circumstances, if they possess the experience and requisite skill-set. For this position, we are specifically interested in individuals with significant flow cytometry experience, including developing and analyzing large multicolor panels (15+ colors), on a variety of flow cytometers, including Beckman Coulter, BD and other instruments. Expertise in flow cytometry data analysis with FlowJo or FCS Express is required.


Why Nationwide Children’s Hospital?:
The moment you walk through our doors, you can feel it. When you meet one of our patient families, you believe it. And when you talk with anyone who works here, you want to be part of it, too. Welcome to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, where Passion Meets Purpose.

Here, Everyone Matters. We’re 13,000 strong. And it takes every single one of us to improve the lives of the kids we care for, and the kids from around the world we’ll never even meet. Kids who are living healthier, fuller lives because of the knowledge we share. We know it takes a Collaborative Culture to deliver on our promise to provide the very best, innovative care and to foster new discoveries, made possible by the most groundbreaking research. Anywhere.

Ask anyone with a Nationwide Children’s badge what they do for a living. They’ll tell you it’s More Than a Job. It’s a calling. It’s a chance to use and grow your talent to make an impact that truly matters. Because here, we exist simply to help children everywhere.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital. A Place to Be Proud

What Will You Be Doing?

The Research and Development Scientist will work closely with the Laboratory Director(s) to design experiments for laboratory-developed assays, conduct R&D, and develop protocols to verify/validate and implement new clinical assays. Verification/validation studies includes all aspects of quality control, proficiency testing, reference intervals, and other aspects necessary for clinical test implementation.  The R&D scientist will also assist with preparation of technical materials such as abstracts, annual reports, scientific papers and presentations, and publication of scientific articles in peer-reviewed medical and scientific journals. The qualified individual should also possess familiarity with basic statistical and computational analyses (including software packages, e.g. Graph Pad Prism, JMP etc.), as well as packages, such as Excel, PowerPoint etc. for creation of datasets, presentations etc. The R& D scientist will also be involved in the teaching activities of the Diagnostic Immunology Laboratory, including training technical staff, students, and medical trainees at various levels. The R&D scientist will work closely with the Laboratory Supervisor, Technical Specialist(s) and Laboratory Manager to implement the work described above.




Master or Doctorate degree in science and experience in an appropriate field preferred. 

Bachelor of Science degree with significant and relevant R& D experience in a similar laboratory.

Flow Cytometry expereince required 

Preferred Experience:

Ability to do technical writing, as well as good communication and computer skills.

Good organizational and interpersonal skills. 

Ability to initiate and work on several projects at a time with minimal supervision; motivation to follow through to completion while adhering to deadlines and maintaining accurate records.


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