[Histonet] Job Posting - Research Histology, Kansas City, MO

Johnson, Teri TJJ <@t> Stowers-Institute.org
Thu Aug 9 10:22:58 CDT 2007

 The Stowers Institute for Medical Research has an opening for a
Histology Specialist II to provide high quality research histology

     Responsibilities include sample preparation including sample
receipt, fixation, processing, embedding, microtomy and staining;
operation and maintenance of histology prep and ancillary equipment;
training researchers in the use of common equipment and preparation
techniques; and development of protocols for specialized research
histology-related projects.

     In addition to the ability to effectively function in a
team-oriented environment, the successful candidate must have fine-motor
skills to manipulate tiny tissue samples and to demonstrate histology
techniques; excellent communication skills to interact with the research
scientists; a familiarity with basic biology, cell biology or genetics;
and a record of excellent general laboratory skills.

     Minimum requirements include an Associates Degree in Biology or a
related field and two years experience in basic research using histology
techniques. Preference will be given to individuals with a Bachelors
Degree in a related field, and or additional experience in basic
research histology.

For benefits information and to apply:

Teri Johnson, HT(ASCP)QIHC
Managing Director Histology Facility
Stowers Institute for Medical Research
1000 E. 50th St.
Kansas City, MO 64110

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