[Histonet] Job opening for histology assistant/associate

Jennifer MacDonald JMacDonald <@t> mtsac.edu
Thu Sep 13 00:17:12 CDT 2007

 Information about our company can be found on this website: 

Sirion Therapeutics
Research Assistant/Associate
Location: San Diego, California-San Diego 92121
Position type: Full time
Required education: Bachelor's Degree
Area(s) of expertise desired: Histology, Cell Biology, Cell Culture, 

Sirion Therapeutics is an ophthalmic-focused company dedicated to the 
development and commercialization of innovative eye products to address 
unmet clinician and patient needs. Sirion Therapeutics was founded with a 
mission to protect and preserve our most precious gift: the gift of sight. 
Our dedicated team of employees pursues this mission with a passion and 
commitment to assist those suffering with eye diseases and the healthcare 
professionals who treat them.

The successful candidate will work as a member of a project team reporting 
to a senior staff member. The candidate should be familiar with 
histological techniques including tissue collection, processing, 
sectioning and staining/developing procedures (e.g., 
immunohistochemistry). Experience with bright-field and fluorescence 
microscopy is also desired. The candidate will be expected to collect, 
organize and analyze data. Preference will be given to candidates who also 
possess some level of expertise in establishing and maintaining mammalian 
cell culture. The candidate will also be responsible for preparing 
reagents and chemical solutions, performing specialized laboratory 
procedures as required and maintaining laboratory equipment and supplies.

Requirements .
We are seeking a highly motivated individual with excellent verbal and 
written communication skills. The successful candidate will be detail 
oriented, organized and must be able to work independently as well as in a 
team environment. 


A B.S. degree in Biology or a related field with a minimum of 1-3 years of 
laboratory experience in either academia or industry is desired.

Silvia N. M. Reid, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist
SIRiON Therapeutics - www.siriontherapeutics.com
P: 858.875.9258
F: 858.875.9251
E: sreid <@t> siriontherapeutics.com
11408 Sorrento Valley Rd
San Diego, CA 92121

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