[Histonet] lab manager position

Fri Feb 23 13:18:47 CST 2007

Dear Histonetters;
Here is a job opportunity I was asked to put on the list. Please contact Myrle Cummings (info below) and not me if you are interested. Thanks. 
Linda M
Histonet administrator

Histology Laboratory Manager
Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory
 College of Veterinary Medicine, Pullman, WA

The histology laboratory in the Washington Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (WADDL) is currently seeking applicants for the full-time position of histology laboratory manager.  This position directs the histology laboratory operations and involves staff supervision and oversight of histology procedures, budget planning, and laboratory policies.  The WADDL is associated with the WSU College of Veterinary Medicine and multiple university research programs both internal and external to Washington State University. The manager is expected to perform routine and special histological procedures as well as be on the forefront of new procedures, tests, and services needed for WADDL clients.

Position requires a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and four (4) years of progressively responsible experience as a working histotechnician or histotechnologist, which has included at least one (1) year of supervisory experience.  Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for educational requirement on a year-for-year basis. Experience working as a histotechnologist in high volume setting. Supervisory experience in a multiple-employee laboratory setting.

ASCP Certification as a Histotechnician or Histotechnologist.  (While ASCP certification is not required to qualify for this position, applicant is expected to have the qualifications and obtain ASCP certification within 1 year of hire.) Experience in standard operating procedure (SOP) development and implementation for laboratory quality assurance and quality control practices. Familiarity with accredited histology laboratory procedures, including working in Biosafety Level 2 facilities. Experience with the coordination and implementation of laboratory health and environmental safety programs 

SALARY:  Salary is commensurate with candidate’s training, professional qualifications, and experience.

APPLICATION:  Screening of application materials will begin April 1, 2007.

Please send a letter of application addressing all minimum and preferred qualifications for this position, a  résumé and contact information for three professional references (include name, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses) to: 

Ms. Myrle Cummings
Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory
Washington State University
PO Box 647034
Pullman, WA  99164-7034
Phone: 509-335-3374, Fax:  335-7424 or mlc <@t> vetmed.wsu.edu 

A complete position description may be requested via mail, fax or email.

Members of ethnic minorities, women, Vietnam-era disabled veterans, persons
of disability, and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.  WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.


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