Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Biological Sciences
  3. United States
Somerville, Massachusetts
Posting date: 17 Jul 2019

Proclinical is currently seeking a Histotechnologist for a pharmaceutical company located in Somerville, MA. Successful candidate will be a part of a dynamic team of researchers in a translational tumor immunology laboratory.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Performing basic histology procedures.
  • Accomplishing routine H&E staining using automated equipment.
  • Performing routine scanning of stained slides.
  • Filing, organizing, and maintaining tissue specimens, FFPE blocks, and stained slides.
  • Completing training or applying skills to provide support of automated IHC, IF, and RNA ISH staining. Supporting quality control testing of biobank tissue specimens.
  • Working with biorepository personnel to help maintain proper documentation, archiving, and routine quality control on all generated specimens and data.
  • Maintaining adequate stock and efficient use of supplies necessary for performing all procedures, and preparation of reagents as required.
  • Maintaining laboratory equipment following established SOP/ROP guidelines and assisting with identification and execution of process improvements.
  • Assisting in developing and implementing best practices.
  • Ensuring and maintaining integrity and quality of the specimens.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Minimum BS degree in a biological or life science.
  • 2+ years of relevant clinical or research experience in a histology laboratory.
  • Strong background in histology techniques.
  • ASCP certification (or equivalent) is desirable.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Some experience with automated immunohistochemistry (IHC) is desirable.

To Apply:

Please click on the Apply button. Please include a short note outlining why you are interested in the role and why you think you are suitable.

In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please call Sherron Howard at (+1) 267-435-8600 or upload your resume on our website - www.Proclinical.com.

A full job description is available on request.

Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.