RE: [Histonet] Research Specialist (Histology Facility) job available

From:"Morken, Tim"

Somebody better grab this one - this is one of the most modern and well
equipped private research facilities I've ever seen.  And the staff is
fun too!

Tim Morken

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[] On Behalf Of Johnson,
Sent: Thursday, June 19, 2008 9:49 AM
Subject: [Histonet] Research Specialist (Histology Facility) job

 Research Specialist

     The Stowers Institute for Medical Research has an opening for a
Research Specialist to provide high quality research Histology services
in the Core Facility.

     Responsibilities include providing molecular histology
(immunohistochemistry and/or in situ hybridization) services to
slide-mounted or whole mount samples; operating and maintaining
histology prep and ancillary equipment; developing protocols for
specialized research IHC and/or ISH related projects; and performing
routine histologic techniques to include sample processing, sectioning,
and/or histochemical staining.

     The successful candidate will be able to work independently or in a
team-oriented environment; be familiar with basic biology, cell biology,
or genetics; have general laboratory skills and experience to accurately
record data, maintain project logs, mix solutions, and follow
established safety procedures; have excellent communication skills to
effectively demonstrate techniques, make presentations, conduct
seminars, and/or workshops on Histology techniques. Have or develop
familiarity with the appropriate literature and databases for literature
searches; and possess excellent fine-motor skills for manipulation of
tiny tissue samples.

     The minimum requirements include an undergraduate degree in
biological sciences or a related field, two years experience in a
research environment, and experience in molecular histology techniques
(IHC and ISH) on whole mount and/or slide mounted samples. Experience in
other routine and advanced histologic techniques is highly desirable.

To apply visit the Stowers Institute web page at:

Teri Johnson, HT(ASCP)QIHC
Managing Director Histology Facility
Stowers Institute for Medical Research
1000 E. 50th St.
Kansas City, MO 64110

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