[Histonet] Opening for a Histologist in Bar Harbor, ME

Mary A. Ascenzi maa8 <@t> cornell.edu
Fri Oct 13 13:17:31 CDT 2006

I lived in Bar Harbor and used to ride my bike or use my crosscountry 
skis to get to my job at Jackson Lab. If you are an outdoor 
enthusiast, Bar Harbor is a great place to live. I  left because I 
was in my 20s and wanted to see more of the world before I settled 
Mary Ascenzi

>There is a fulltime position in the Histology Service of The Jackson 
>Laboratory as a Histotechnologist.  Responsibilities include conduct 
>of standard histological protocols including embedding, sectioning 
>and staining as well as routine laboratory maintenance and 
>administrative tasks.  Minimum qualifications include Associate's 
>degree in a biological science and HT(ASCP) certification plus 2 
>years of experience in histology OR a Bachelor's degree in a 
>biological field and 2-3 years of experience in histology. 
>Experience in murine histology and specialized techniques such as 
>serial sectioning, plastic embedding and plastic sectioning is 
>helpful.  The incumbent will have the opportunity to further their 
>skills and knowledge.  Required computer skills include email, 
>internet, word processing, spreadsheets and familiarity with 
>databases.  Effective written and verbal communication skills are 
>essential.  Successful applicants will demonstrate good 
>interpersonal skills and 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, ocean, forests, 
>lakes, and trails are all within walking distance. If you are 
>looking for a more natural environment, this could be the 
>opportunity you've been searching for.
>Interested individuals should apply on-line on the internet at 
>www.jax.org, click on Careers in the green bar at the top of the 
>page, then on Search Job Listings in the right-hand column.  Refer 
>to job 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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