we are re-advertising an exciting opportunity for a senior histology
technician in Bristol, UK to help us develop our new veterinary
histopathology laboratory. The details are posted below.
Best regards to you all,
Bridge Pathology Ltd. is a recently registered company located in
Bristol, that will specialize in the processing of biopsy specimens
submitted by veterinary surgeons.
We are searching for a dynamic and enthusiastic senior histology
technician to work with the Director of Pathology to set up, manage and
develop the histopathology and immunohistochemistry laboratory
facilities and oversee the day-to-day operation of the histopathology
and immunohistochemistry laboratories. Duties will include routine
preparation of histological and immunohistochemical-stained sections of
submitted biopsy tissues for diagnostic and research purposes.
We will receive biopsy samples posted in from veterinary surgeons in
practice. Tissues will be examined histologically and reports generated
by veterinary pathologists, with an emphasis on providing the veterinary
surgeon with as much specific, detailed and clinically useful
information as possible. Where applicable, histochemical and
immunohistochemical methods will be used to characterize the tissues
further. In addition, samples received through the laboratory will be
used for clinical research studies to further our understanding of
animal disease and to develop prognostic and diagnostic assays to
benefit veterinary patients. Results from these research studies will be
submitted for publication in the scientific literature.
We hope to establish Bridge Pathology Ltd. as the UK's premier
diagnostic and research-focused veterinary histopathology laboratory.
A successful applicant will have:
1) At least 3 years experience preparing tissue specimens for routine
2) At least 2 years experience preparing histochemical and
immunohistochemical stained sections.
3) Meticulous working habits with meticulous documentation of samples
and processing thereof.
4) Experience developing laboratory standard operating procedures.
5) The ability to work well in a close-knit, friendly team.
6) The ability to work efficiently and to tight deadlines.
7) Good communication skills.
8) Basic computer skills.
Application closing date: 9th July, 2008.
Salary: £25-28K + bonus
For more information, please contact:
Dr Tim Scase, Director of Pathology (07908 160354; firstname.lastname@example.org)
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