[Histonet] Immunohistochemistry Quality Control Scientist position at ThermoFisher Scientific / Lab Vision, Fremont, CA, USA

Morken, Tim tim.morken <@t> thermofisher.com
Mon Jul 16 11:08:03 CDT 2007

Immunohistochemistry Quality Control Scientist 

The Analytical Technologies Group, Clinical Diagnostics Division,
located in Fremont, CA has an immediate opening for an
Immunohistochemistry (IHC) Quality Control Scientist whose primary
responsibility will be to review and interpret IHC laboratory
investigations and QC results. This position will review and approve IHC
slides for product release and lot verification, provide guidance on
troubleshooting of routine QC tests, assist the Product Surveillance
(stability testing) program and assist in developing, designing, and
performing experimental strategies and procedures for projects. In
addition, you will support the transfer and release of new products and
assist in developing various assays and transfers the technology to

Qualified candidates will have a BA/BS in biological sciences or related
discipline plus a minimum of 5-6 years of pathology, histology and/or
surgical pathology experience in a diagnostic, pharmaceutical, medical
device or biotechnology environment. Extensive knowledge and skill in
cell biology processes, histology, protein localization in tissue,
pathology, and IHC reagent technology is required. Must have
demonstrated success in technical proficiency, scientific creativity,
and independent thought as well as proven skills in interpretation of
scientific literature. The ability to analyze data and summarize results
is essential. Strong troubleshooting, communication and organizational
skills, as well as documentation of results and procedures. Strong word
processing, spreadsheet, and imaging skills. Ability to use statistical
techniques and experimental design. In-depth knowledge of IHC reagent
technology and tissue staining techniques. Must have an understanding of
protein, enzyme, and antibody functions and structures. 

ThermoFisher Scientific
Thermo Fisher Scientific is the world leader in serving science. We
provide a complete range of high-end analytical instruments, equipment,
reagents and consumables, software and services for research, analysis,
discovery and diagnostics. With annual sales of more than $9 billion, we
employ 30,000 people in 150 countries worldwide, and serve over 350,000
customers within pharmaceutical and biotech companies, hospitals and
clinical diagnostic labs, universities, research institutions,
government agencies, and environmental and industrial process control
All of our employees share a common set of values - Integrity,
Intensity, Innovation and Involvement. Our ability to grow year after
year is driven by our ability to attract, develop and retain world-class
people who will thrive in our environment and share in our desire to
improve mankind by enabling our customers to make the world healthier,
cleaner and safer. 

If you share in our values and if you're looking for an employer who is
strongly committed to developing talent and rewarding achievement, come
grow with us at Thermo Fisher Scientific. 

Fremont, CA is in the East San Francisco Bay Area near San Jose.

To apply online for this position go to www.thermofisher.com, click on
"Careers" at the top right of the screen, click on {"Explore current
opportunities available now", and enter the following code in the search
box. Or search on California - Fremont, or Immunohistochemistry


Resumes can also be sent to me directly at
tim.morken <@t> thermofisher.com

Tim Morken
Technical Support Manager
Anatomical Pathology
ThermoFisher Scientific
47777 Warm Springs Blvd.
Fremont, CA 94539 USA

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

The World Leader in Serving Science

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