Rocan rocan <@t> mac.com
Thu Jun 23 12:21:36 CDT 2005

Dear Histoneters,

One of my colleagues at the CEDARS SINAI RESEARCH INSTITUTE has asked  
me to post this position:


Research Histotechnology Position
  There is an opening for a Research Histotechnologist Technologist  
at the Research Institute of the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los  
The position requires experience in a biomedical research laboratory  
with particular expertise in general histology, immunohistochemistry  
and immunofluorescence of mouse and rat tissues.
We are seeking a highly motivated individual to work in a challenging  
and diverse Cardiovascular Biology Research Laboratory.  
Responsibilities of this position include animal necropsy, wet tissue  
trimming, routine histology procedures, image processing and  
analysis, laboratory equipment maintenance, quality control of work  
and database entries,

Candidate must have 5 years of relevant experience including  
cryotomy, microtomy, embedding, tissue processing, H&E staining,  
special staining and immunohistochemistry.
The candidate is not required to be a Certified histotechnician, HT  
(ASCP) or histotechnologist, HTL (ASCP).  However, these  
qualifications are desirable.
Experience using confocal microscope, micro dissection and EM  
techniques are also a plus.
Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions, have good  
organizational and interpersonal skills, and be able to work  
independently with minimal supervision. Attention to detail is  
critical. Experience using image analysis and processing software as  
well as basic computer skills (Word and Excel) are required.

Please contact:

Dr. Berhrooz Sharifi
Principal Investigator and Laboratory Director
Davis 1016
Department of Cardiology
8700 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048:
Behrooz.Sharifi <@t> cshs.org


Dr.Rocio Sierra-Honigmann
Engineered Wound Repair Laboratory
Cedars Sinai Research Institute
Davis 1091
Honigmannr <@t> cshs.org

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