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Senior Scientist, Mass Cytometry

Company: Pfizer
Location: La Jolla
Posted on: April 18, 2019

Job Description:


The Cancer Immunology Discovery (CID) unit in Pfizer, Inc (San Diego, CA) is recruiting a Senior Scientist Mass Cytometry Specialist to lead the daily operation of CIDs Mass Cytometry Core Facility. The Senior Scientist will support research efforts throughout CID and is accountable to support and/or lead research projects and to ensure the appropriate processes are implemented according to research protocols. This role may advise the program managers regarding project identification, data collection and analysis, computer programming and integration. This position designs research and assessment techniques to achieve desired outcomes. This position translates pragmatic research into pre-clinical applications, which may involve managing large databases, training scientists / research associates, and designing metrics to measure desired outcomes. This position creates the procedures for research data collection and is responsible for managing the ongoing research efforts and integrity of existing data systems and insuring integration across the organization.


  • Responsible for optimizing and improving mass cytometry operations
  • Perform routine technical troubleshooting of mass cytometry instruments and assays
  • Provides technical expertise, leadership and support for mass cytometry operations for assay/result troubleshooting.
  • Reviews and documents the results of technology transfers and process improvement validations.
  • Collaborates with the Translational Sciences Laboratory where appropriate.
  • Write and review standard operating procedures and policies for the department.
  • Plays a critical role in assessment, prevention, cost analysis, and development of strategies to control the risks at each stage of the research system life cycle.
  • Reviews and communicates current literature and research findings in collaboration with leadership.
  • Identifies new ideas and areas for R&D and participates in data collection / analysis.
  • May lead or participate in research dissemination initiatives (i.e., publication, presentation).
  • May supervise and/or mentor students/associates and/or other scientists.


    • Ph.D. in biological science or related field with 0-3 years of experience or MS with 7+ years of experience or BS with 10+ years of experience.
    • 1+ year experience in mass cytometry techniques and principles of operation.
    • Research and collaboration experience to interact effectively in academic, corporate, and clinical cultures on a national/international basis.
    • Experience using statistical research methods and their use in outcomes mass cytometry data reporting.
    • Experience writing manuscripts, SOPs, technical specifications, and managing projects.
    • Demonstrated understanding of data management & analysis functions and processes.
    • Demonstrates solid understanding of project management including development, support, installation, resource allocation, life cycle planning, cost tracking, and project risk assessment.
    • Supervisory experience.


      • Experience in murine solid tumor and tissue processing for immunocytochemistry, flow cytometry, and mass cytometry.
      • Ability to balance multiple priorities and work to short deadlines.
      • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, managers and clients.
      • Experience in publishing in peer reviewed journals.
      • Experience in study coordination and collaboration.
      • Familiarity with statistical and informatics/bioinformatics analysis tools.

        Sunshine Act

        Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider's name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure. Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act. Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government. If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.

        EEO & Employment Eligibility

        Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

        Other Job Details:

        • Last Date to Apply for Job: March 1, 2019Eligible for Relocation Package

          Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

          Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.

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