[Histonet] Histology Technician Position available in Bar Harbor, Maine

Lesley Bechtold lesley.bechtold <@t> jax.org
Tue Aug 22 10:29:40 CDT 2006

Histology Technician I/II

There is a regular, fulltime position in the Histology Service of Scientific Services at The Jackson Laboratory as a Histology Technician I/II.  Responsibilities include laboratory maintenance, preparation of solutions, paraffin embedding, running the automated stainer and coverslipper and other routine histological procedures.  Minimum qualifications include knowledge of basic biology and chemistry typically acquired through a high school diploma.  Knowledge of mouse anatomy is preferred.  Skill with basic laboratory equipment such as balances, pH meters and stir plates is required.  Preference will be given to those candidates with some knowledge of histological techniques and the position will be filled at the Histology Technician I or Histology Technician II level, depending on skills and experience.  This is a career-track position and the incumbent will have the opportunity to further their skills and knowledge and become a nationally certified Histotechnologist.  Required computer skills include: use of email, the internet, word processing and spreadsheets.  Good interpersonal skills are necessary and the incumbent must have the ability and willingness to function effectively in a team environment.  

The Jackson Laboratory is one of the world's foremost centers for mammalian genetics research.  Located in Bar Harbor, Maine, the Lab is adjacent to Acadia National Park.  Mountains, oceans, forests, lakes and trails are all within walking distance.  If you're looking for a more natural environment, this could be the opportunity you've been searching for.

Interested individuals should apply online at www.jax.org, checking off requisition #0545.  Please submit cover letter and resume as one document.  

Lesley S. Bechtold
Senior Manager, Histopathology & Microscopy Sciences
The Jackson Laboratory
600 Main St.
Bar Harbor, ME 04609

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