[Histonet] Fwd: Ionis Pharmaceuticals has a fulltime position open in Carlsbad, Ca.:

Jamie Watson jamie at watson-home.com
Thu Sep 16 14:31:54 CDT 2021

Hello Everyone,

We have a fulltime Research Associate/Senior Research Associate, Histology position


Ionis is seeking a talented and highly motivated Histotechnician to expand our excellent team. Work in a state-of the art histology lab and join a highly collaborative team. Under general supervision of the Histology Associate Director, prepare microscopic tissue slides for research purposes. Histological procedures such as: tissue preparation, sectioning, histochemical standard and special staining, single/multiplex IHC and ISH staining. Antibody/ISH probe workups, digitalizing glass slides and Image Analysis. Quality control, trouble shooting, adding new ideas/technologies. A great environment to expand your histology knowledge and experience.

·        Preparing microscopic slides on human/animal tissue for research/diagnostic purposes, including processing, embedding, microtomy, and mounting to include both paraffin processed tissue and frozen sectioning
·        Performing complex histochemical and immunohistochemical stains, data recording, and maintaining instruments
·        Quality control and quality assurance procedures, performing routine and special staining
·        Slide organization, preparing and maintaining all necessary reagents, including stains, alcohols, and paraffins according to proper specifications
·        Handling and disposing of hazardous materials
·        Processing specimen accessioning to include all manual and computerized data entry
·        Performing other duties as assigned
·        3-10 years of Histology laboratory experience
·        Proficient with tissue processing, embedding, microtomy, histochemical stains and automated IHC equipment
·        Strong interpersonal skills and ability to be successful in a team environment
·        Computer data entry (confident/proficient with Word, Excel, SharePoint)
·        Understanding and basic use of Image Analysis desired
·        Proficiency in algebraic equations
·        Willingness to work with hazardous chemicals
·        Education and experience equivalent to: Associate Degree
·        HT(ASCP) Histotechnician Certification desired

Jamie Watson
Associate Director, Histology

jwatson at ionisph.com<mailto:jwatson at ionisph.com>
D: (760)603-2583855 Gazelle Court, Carlsbad, CA 92010

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