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From:"Robin E. Taylor" <ret@gene.com>
Date:Fri, 23 Jul 1999 06:39:11 -0700
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Immediate opening at Genentech, Inc., for a histotechnician or
histotechnologist .  Job description below.

Provide technical expertise and support as a histotechnician or
histotechnologist.  Must have demonstrated knowledge of and skill in all
standard histologic procedures including trimming, processing,
embedding, sectioning, staining and equipment maintenance.  In addition
to these standard skills, the successful candidate will be experienced
and highly competent in the more specialized techniques such as
cryotomy, histochemistry, plastic processing, enzyme histochemistry and
immunohistochemistry.  Experience with processing for TEM would be
considered a plus.
In addition to routine study processing, there are a high percentage of
projects requiring technique/method development.  These projects, in
particular, require extensive communication and close work with
co-workers (other histotechnologists, pathologists and investigators).
Flexibility in working hours is also sometimes necessary.

The successful candidate will have extensive prior experience and
applied knowledge of histotechnology and of working with animal
tissues.  The position requires an AA or BS degree and HT or HTL (ASCP)
certification, as well as, at least 3-5+ years of relevant experience.
Excellent communication, organization and problem-solving skills are
required for this position.  Presenting data at group and departmental
meetings is required.  Must be able to lift at least 10 lbs. The
position requires willingness and enthusiasm for learning new methods
and techniques.  The individual must be a team player.

If you are interested, please send or fax your CV to:

Robin E. Taylor, BS, HTL(ASCP)
Scientific Manager, Anatomic Pathology
Genentech, Inc.
MS6, 1 DNA Way
South San Francisco, CA 94080
650.225.2823 (office)
650.225.6835 (Fax)

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