[Histonet] IHC QC position open at Lab Vision

Morken, Tim tim.morken <@t> thermofisher.com
Tue Jan 2 12:03:55 CST 2007

Here is an open position at Lab Vision Corp (part of ThermoFisher
Scientific). Please send resumes to me at the emial address below.
Please note that preference will be given to local candidates

Quality Control Research Associate II

Performs quality control tests on antibodies, detection systems, and
ancillary products used for immunohistochemistry.  Performs IHC and
works with Technical Support to test retainers and returned lots of
possible nonconforming products.  Performs sectioning of paraffin tissue
blocks and frozen tissue blocks.  May participate in special projects
involving development of new products, either reagent or
instrumentation. May oversee work of QC Research Associate I.

Major Responsibilities
Performs routine IHC testing of raw materials and manufactured antibody
products according to established quality control procedures/permanent
work instructions.  Performs product IHC stability tests.  Releases
product as directed by QC IHC Lab Manager.  Performs experiments to
assess product or procedural problems under direction of QC IHC Lab
Manager and/or Technical Support Representative.  Maintains and
manufactures positive control slide product inventory.  Prepares
ancillary reagent/buffer products for IHC lab.  Performs sectioning of
paraffin tissue blocks and frozen tissue blocks. Assists in maintenance
of tissue control stock. May be involved in special projects including
new product development, product optimization, and optimization
requested by sales rep/customers, either reagent or instrumentation.
Prepares reports on assigned assays, processes, or quality control
tests.  Complies with GMP, QSRs, and ISO regulations.  Assists in
maintaining laboratory equipment to assure accuracy and confidence in
performance, and reports equipment problems to Calibration
Representative.  Complies with Lab Vision/NeoMarkers' Quality Policies
and Quality Procedures.  Able to work closely with other departments in
reaching company goals.

Education and/or certification requirements BA/BS in Chemistry,
Biochemistry, Biology, or Bioscience with 3 or more years relevant
experience.  Able to perform all specific laboratory procedures as
requested by the QC IHC Lab Manager.  Ability to meet deadlines and
ensure successful product release in a timely manner.  Must be able to
write clear and understandable documentation.  Good word processing and
spreadsheet skills.  Familiar with antibody technology, especially a
good understanding of proteins, enzymes, and the structures and
functions of antibodies.  Able to work in a team environment.

Certification as Histotechnologist (HTL) and Qualification for
Immunohistochemistry (QIHC) by American Society for Clinical Pathology
(ASCP) is desirable.

Supervisory Reponsibilities
May oversee work of QC Research Associate I. 

Lab Vision, part of ThermoFisher Scientific, manufactures antibodies and
automated immunohistochemistry staining platforms for the clinical and
research histology laboratory. Lab Vision is located in Fremont,
California in the heart of the San Francisco Bay area biotechnology


Tim Morken
Product Development
Lab Vision - Neomarkers
ThermoFisher Scientific
47777 Warm Springs Blvd.
Fremont, CA 94539 USA

tel: 01-510-991-2840
fax: 01 510-991-2826
tpmorken <@t> labvision.com  or
Tim.Morken <@t> thermofisher.com
web: www.labvision.com

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