[Histonet] Histotechnologist Position available in Detroit

From:"Vici Blanc"

All, 

Once again, Asterand is hiring!

I welcome resumes for the following position:
You may contact me at vblanc@asterand.com, or our HR manager, Ms.
Christine Milne at cmilne@asterand.com  

Thank you!

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

Conducts research services on a custom basis for pharmaceutical and
biotech client base.  Performs complex laboratory procedures including
but not limited to immunohistochemistry and in situ hybridization.
Assists in the technical operation of a laboratory.  Prepares
histological sections for pathology review.

 

Goals:

*         To assist in the development and management of an emerging
revenue-generating department 

*         To provide top-notch research services and data to drug
discovery researchers

*         To become an integral member of a highly motivated and
enthusiastic research team

 

 

POSITION DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILTIES:

*         Design and perform simple and complicated scientific
experiments based on customer requests

*         Make detailed observations and hypotheses 

*         Perform immunohistochemistry, molecular testing, and in situ
analysis on patient samples

*         Research and development of optimal experimental strategies to
meet scientific needs of the customer

*         Data analysis and interpretation

*         Compile and prepare technical reports and experimental
outcomes

*         Slide preparation for Pathology review

*         Section slides from formalin-fixed paraffin embedded and
frozen/OCT embedded tissues

*         Cryosectioning, Microtome sectioning and tissue staining and
cover slipping

*         Data entry and tracking of all products derived from
sectioning

*         Work with laboratory automation

*         General laboratory and equipment maintenance

*         TMA sectioning and construction

*         Custom preparation of slides for sales orders

*         Other duties as assigned

 

 

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND/OR EDUCATION REQUIRED:

*         Masters or Ph.D. in Biological or Medical science with
emphasis on immunology, histology, cytology, molecular biology,
biochemistry, or related field 

 

OR

 

*         Certified as a Histotechnologist by the ASCP or certified as a
Histologic Technician by the ASCP and five years of experience in a
clinical or research laboratory. 

*         Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all
minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements such as
license/certification/registration.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:

*         Excellent written and verbal communication skills

*         Interpersonal skills

*         Organizational skills and attention to detail

*         Problem solving skills 

*         Creativity and latitude required

*         Rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals

*         Ability to multi-task

 

PHYSCIAL DEMANDS:

*         May be required to stand for long hours

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

*         Occasionally required to work evenings, weekends

*         Pleasant working environment.

 

RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE WORK OF OTHERS:

 

*   Work leadership responsibility: this job may assign day-to-day work
to others; check their work; eliminate ordinary work difficulties they
may encounter; and maintain their work flow; but does not have full
supervisory responsibility.

 

 

Victoria M. Blanc, Ph.D.

Director of  Experimental Pathology Services

 

Asterand, Inc

440 Burroughs

TechOne, suite 501

Detroit, MI 48202

 

Phone: 313-263-0960, ext. 240

Fax:  313-263-0961

www.asterand.com  

 

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