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Director of Validations in the Clinical Flow Cytometry Laboratory Service

Posted By: Pallavi Khattar

Post Date: April 16, 2021
Affiliation: Mount Sinai Hospital
Expiration Date: May 31, 2022
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Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai


Mount Sinai Health System


Director of Validations in the Clinical Flow Cytometry Laboratory Service




New York, NY -- The Department of Pathology, Molecular and Cell Based Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine is seeking a full-time Director (Technical) of Validations in the Clinical Flow Cytometry Laboratory Service at the level of Assistant/Associate Professor.The Director of Validations manages and oversees the optimization, validation and implementation of new flow cytometric assays into the Clinical Flow Cytometry Laboratory. The candidate is expected to establish robust SOPs in compliance with regulatory authorities and work in collaboration with the Director and Medical Directors of Flow Cytometry to strategize new technologies and assays.


 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:



  • Collaborate and communicate with the Director and Medical Directors in designing and optimizing clinical flow cytometry assays.


  • Formulate validation plans for clinical flow cytometry assays in accordance with regulatory authority requirements.


  • Oversee and manage staff in the optimization and validation of flow cytometry assays in the Clinical Flow Cytometry Laboratory.


  • Provide technical troubleshooting for validation projects and decision making.


  • Monitor and track status of validation activities with documentation.


  • Collaborate with the Director in establishing SOPs in accordance with CLIA/ CAP/NYSDOH regulations.


  • Collaborate with Director in overseeing, planning and preparation for inspections (CAP, NYS, JACHO).


  • Stays up-to-date of new technologies/methodologies/test and suggests implementation of new technology within the laboratory.


  • Participates in strategic planning for growth of the Flow Cytometry Laboratory.



Knowledge/Skills/Abilities



  • PhD in appropriate field or MD with laboratory experience.


  • NYS COQs in Cellular Immunology, Malignant Leukocyte Immunophenotyping, and Cellular Immunology, Non-Malignant Immunophenotyping preferred.


  • Prior flow cytometry experience including panel design and method development of multicolor flow cytometry.


  • Experience with different flow cytometry platforms and analyses software.


  • Strong planning, organizational and time management skills


  • Strong problem solving, training, and team building skills


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills



Located in New York City, The Mount Sinai Health System is an integrated health care system encompassing the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, the flagship Mount Sinai Hospital, and six additional hospitals in the New York Metropolitan Area. 


Applicants should email their Curriculum vitae (CV), cover letter, and names and contact information of three references to;




Jane Houldsworth, PhD


Vice-Chair, Division of Molecular Pathology


Department of Pathology, Molecular and Cell Based Medicine,


Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.


       e-mail: jane.houldsworth@mountsinai.org


Tel: 212-529-8192