Multiplex Imaging Research Scientist Position
The Multiplex Imaging Center (MIC) at Arkana Laboratories is seeking an experienced and motivated research scientist to support the Transplant Translational Research Initiative (TTRI) internally as well as Contract Research projects involving external partners in biotech, pharma, and academia. Responsibilities of the Multiplex Imaging Research Scientist include development of tissue-based imaging assays, both manual and automated, using multiplex immunofluorescence imaging, in situ hybridization, and imaging mass spectrometry to detect proteins, nucleic acids, and/or small molecules in tissue sections using a variety of reagents, approaches, and imaging platforms. As a vital component of the MIC, the Multiplex Imaging Research Scientist is responsible for maintenance of accurate records for methods and experimental results, management of incoming and outgoing materials for the MIC, as well as validating the performance and reproducibility of new assays. The Multiplex Imaging Research Scientist reports to the Director of the MIC and works shoulder to shoulder with the Imaging Data Scientist in the MIC to generate high dimensional images of tissue sections using a variety of imaging platforms for downstream quantitative digital and spatial analysis.
Located in the center of the state, Little Rock is Arkansas’s capital city. It offers a low cost of living with a plethora of cultural and outdoor activities, without many of the inconveniences of other major cities. The Arkansas River borders Little Rock and is where the foothills of the Ouachita Mountains begin to rise. Fittingly, the state’s diverse cultures converge in Little Rock, which is home to a thriving downtown entertainment district, a wide array of restaurants, trails, riverside parks, and golf courses, and the Clinton Presidential Library.
Applicants must hold a BS/BA with 3+ years of laboratory experience, or MS with 1+ years experience, or a Doctoral degree in medical/life sciences (PhD/DVM/MD) with 0-2 years experience. Laboratory experience must be in pathology, immunology, or a related life sciences area within an academic, clinical, or bio/pharma environment. Deep expertise and hands-on experience with tissue-based techniques for protein and nucleic acid detection are required (including IHC, multiplex immunofluorescence microscopy, hybridization-based molecular methods, and related methods), as well as a thorough understanding of experimental design and ability to perform troubleshooting experiments. In addition, applicants must bring a strong work ethic and a good sense of humor. Compensation, benefits package, and vacation are highly competitive.
How to Apply
Submit an application and your CV to https://arkanalabs.balancetrak.com/202109003
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