[Histonet] Two IHC QC Positions, ThermoFisher Scientific, Lab Vision

Morken, Tim tim.morken <@t> thermofisher.com
Mon Mar 19 13:57:35 CDT 2007

IHC QC Position, ThermoFisher Scientific, Lab Vision

ThermoFisher Scientific / Lab Vision has openings for bench- and
senior-level technologists in the IHC quality control laboratory. The
lab is new and very pleasant to work in. A relocation package is

Department:	Quality Control - IHC Lab

Quality Control Research Associate I and II (I is bench level, II is
Senior Technologist level)

Summary of Job:	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

Major Responsibilities:	Performs routine IHC testing of raw materials
and manufactured antibody products according to established quality
control procedures/permanent work instructions.  Performs 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 ThermoFisher Scientifc's Quality Policies
and Procedures.  Able to work closely with other departments in reaching
company goals.

Education or Equivalence of Experience:
IHC QC RA I: AA/AS and 1 or more years relevant experience, 
IHC QC RA II: BA/BS in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, or Bioscience
with 3 or more years relevant experience.  
Both: 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.

IHC QC RA I: Certification as Histotechician (HT) and Qualification for
Immunohistochemistry (QIHC) by American Society for Clinical Pathology
(ASCP) is desirable.

IHC QC RA II: Certification as Histotechnologhist (HTL) and
Qualification for Immunohistochemistry (QIHC) by American Society for
Clinical Pathology (ASCP) is desirable.

Supervisory Responsibilities:	IHC QC RA II may oversee work of IHC QC
Research Associate I.

Please send resumes to:

Tim Morken
Technical Support Manager
Lab Vision - Neomarkers
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

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