Research Technologist I - Flow Cytometry

Job Locations US-WI-Wauwatosa
Research and Development
Position Type
Full Time


Versiti is a fusion of donors, scientific curiosity, and precision medicine that recognize the gifts of blood and life are precious. We are home to the world-renowned Blood Research Institute, we enable life saving gifts from our donors, and provide the science behind the medicine through our diagnostic laboratories. Versiti brings together outstanding minds with unparalleled experience in transfusion medicine, transplantation, stem cells and cellular therapies, oncology and genomics, diagnostic lab services, and medical and scientific expertise. This combination of skill and knowledge results in improved patient outcomes, higher quality services and reduced cost of care for hospitals, blood centers, hospital systems, research and educational institutions, and other health care providers. At Versiti, we are passionate about improving the lives of patients and helping our healthcare partners thrive.

Position Summary

Performs laboratory assays and complex experiments to elucidate novel research questions using flow cytometry.


  • Works with Principal Investigator and their staff to plan, structure, and execute research experiments involving flow cytometry
  • Troubleshoots assays and customizes experimental tools
  • Coordinates external and internal resources necessary for completion of research plan
  • Generates clear and complete records of experimental work
  • Participates in publication of research results
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned to technically support scientific projects in the Flow Cytometry Core lab and other tasks that are assigned by the Core Director
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties in this job classification
  • Understands and performs in accordance with all applicable regulatory and compliance requirements
  • Complies with all standard operating policies and procedures
  • Ability to work 10am-6pm or 11am-7pm M-F




  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in biology, chemistry or equivalent scientific discipline required


  • 1-3 years relevant laboratory experience required
  • Flow Cytometry experience strongly preferred 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of theoretical basis of work being performed preferred
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision required
  • Proficient in research laboratory techniques required
  • Strong detail orientation and analytical ability required
  • Ability to accurately carry out experiments and tasks by following established guidelines required
  • Ability to prioritize and execute multiple tasks required
  • Effective organizational and communication skills required

Tools and Technology

  • Personal computer required
  • Specialized research equipment preferred


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