Flow Cytometry Specialist (H/F/X)

June 18th 2021

CellCarta is an international contract research organisation (CRO) based in Montreal (Canada) offering analytical services to biopharmaceutical companies for the characterization of the human immune response in pre-clinical and clinical studies

Mission Description

Reporting to : Flow Cytometry Unit Supervisor.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensures the maintenance of the flow cytometers in accordance with the established procedures; ensures completion and review of documentation and forms related to the maintenance and operation of flow cytometers;
  • Ensures the proper use of the flow cytometers by all operators; provides training and mentoring for the users;
  • Acts as a technical expert for cytometry troubleshooting;
  • Interacts with vendors and field service engineers; in case of technical problems, makes appropriate follow-ups with the supplier technical service; ensures appropriate documentation of all malfunctions and technical interventions on the instruments;
  • Acts as technical resource for the acquisition and analysis of cytometry data;
  • Responsible for on-site implementation of multi-site procedures, QC, inter-equipment qualification, and instrument standardization;
  • Manages the proficiency testing program at Caprion and reports observations to management;
  • Acts as subject matter expert for flow cytometry-related software and instrument validations;
  • Writes procedures as required;
  • Maintains study-related and instrument-related documentation as per GLP/GCLP and regulatory guidance;
  • Participates in the preparation and conduct of client or regulatory body audits.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Performs other duties as assigned.
    Special Conditions of the Current Position: Must accept to perform duties or supervise activities in BSL2 environment;

  • Employee is personally responsible for following Caprion Health and Safety guidelines/instructions.

Candidate profile


  • B.Sc or M.Sc. in life sciences or equivalent, preferably in immunology.


  • A minimum of 4 years of experience or equivalent working with cytometer settings as well as multi-parametric flow cytometry analysis.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements

  • Thorough technical knowledge of cytometer equipment;
  • Thorough technical knowledge of flow cytometer settings, as well as data analysis;
  • Knowledge of proficiency testing programs;
  • Good communication skills (oral and written);
  • Establishes priorities from among a number of demands;
  • Good knowledge of GLP regulations;
  • Skill to solve problem and to work in a multi-tasking environment;
  • Strong computer proficiency in systems such as: FlowJo, Diva, etc;
  • Effective organizational skills, flexibility and ability to prioritize tasks.


For more information please contact to CellCarta.

Contact Details

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