[Histonet] Research Associate - Temporary position San Diego

Teri Johnson TJohnson <@t> gnf.org
Mon Jun 4 12:15:28 CDT 2012

Dear Histonetters,

We currently have an opening for a temporary Research Associate. Here is the direct link to the listing on the company website: http://www.gnf.org/careers/job_20120524.htm

Job Code: TJ05-016

GNF is currently seeking a highly motivated temporary scientific associate to join the Histology group.  Performs routine, special staining and complex procedures necessary for preparing specimens of animal tissue in a research environment.

.Minimum Associate's degree in a biological science or equivalent experience is required. 
.American Society of Clinical Pathologist (ASCP) certification as a Histology Technician is preferred. 
.Applicants must demonstrate the ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description. 

Applicant should have at least 2 years of experience in histologic techniques in a research environment, a wide variety of histochemical  staining, and fluorescent and chromogenic immunohistochemistry.

Essential Functions:
.Identifies significant tissue elements microscopically to determine quality of staining. 
.Necropsy, fix, trim, process, and embed animal tissue for paraffin and frozen sections.
.Performs microtomy on rotary microtome, cryostat.
.Prepares dyes and solutions in order to perform special or complex procedures. 
.Has the background to conduct basic histochemical stains and enzymatic histochemical stains. Have the background in Immunohistochemical staining and other advanced histological procedures. 
.Maintains lab work area by performing preventative maintenance on instruments and equipment and keeping the work area clean and orderly.
.Operate Slide scanning instrumentation.
.Ability to work as a team in a fast paced environment. 

Send CV/resume as attachment to the email address listed below (please include job code in the subject line).

E-mail: jobs <@t> gnf.org 

Teri Johnson, HT(ASCP)QIHC
GNF Histology Lab Manager
Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation

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