[Histonet] Job opening in Palo Alto, CA

From:"Turner, Scott"

Hi all--

We're looking to fill a histotech position here at DNAX in Palo Alto, CA
(see job description below).  Anyone interested in this job should apply
online at http://www.dnaxresearch.com  .   

Scott Turner
DNAX Research Inc.
Palo Alto, CA


DNAX Research Inc. is a biotechnology company located within the San
Francisco Bay Area Biotechnology sector, and adjacent to Stanford
University. DNAX carries out translational research leading to drug
development in areas of Immunology and Oncology in a highly collaborative
environment. We are seeking 

Scientist I-Histotechnologist


	*	Perform routine and advanced histological techniques in a
research environment, including gross examinations, trimming of tissue,
tissue processing and embedding, and sectioning of paraffin and frozen
samples from experimental studies, both human and animal.

	*	Maintain and run a dynamic histology lab within an
industrial setting, perform routine maintenance of automated equipment,
order supplies, ensure quality of work meeting standards set by
pathologists, and archive specimens.

	*	Coordinate multiple studies from a variety of investigators
and work with pathologists to deliver results.


	*	Candidate must have AS/HT (ASCP) and 10 years experience or
BS/HT or HTL (ASCP) and 7 years of experience in a histology lab performing
gross examinations, processing and embedding of human, non-human primate,
and rodent tissues, preferably in a research environment.
	*	Excellent microtomy skills, both paraffin and frozen, and
capable of preparing serial sections.
	*	Knowledge of routine and special histological stains
required.  Knowledge of immunohistochemistry a plus.
	*	Self-motivated, possess excellent organizational skills and
strong computer skills, and ability to manage their own time and deliver
results on time.
	*	Candidate must be a team player in a small fast paced
pathology department and possess the ability to work with a wide variety of
people, including various researchers and multiple pathologists.

Candidates applying for this position should have a strong commitment to
working in a collaborative and dynamic environment. 


DNAX is an equal opportunity employer. 
DNAX Research, Inc. is a biotechnology subsidiary of Schering-Plough Corp.

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