There is a fulltime position in the Histology Service of The Jackson Laboratory as a Histotechnologist II/III. Responsibilities include conduct of standard histological protocols including embedding, sectioning and staining as well as routine laboratory maintenance and administrative tasks. Minimum qualifications include Associate's degree in a biological science and HT(ASCP) certification plus 3-5 years of experience in histology OR a Bachelor's degree in a biological field and a minimum 3 years of experience in histology. Experience in murine histology and specialized techniques such as serial sectioning, immunohistochemistry, plastic embedding and plastic sectioning is helpful. The incumbent will have the opportunity to further their skills and knowledge. Required computer skills include email, internet, word processing, spreadsheets and familiarity with databases. Effective written and verbal communication skills are essential. Successful applicants will demonstrate good interpersonal skills and must have the ability and willingness to function effectively in a team environment.
The Jackson Laboratory is one of the world's foremost centers for mammalian genetics research. Located in Bar Harbor, Maine, the lab is adjacent to Acadia National Park. Mountains, ocean, forests, lakes, and trails are all within walking distance. If you are looking for a more natural environment, this could be the opportunity you've been searching for.
Interested individuals should apply on-line on the internet at www.jax.org, click on Careers at the top of the page. On Current Opportunities, click on "Bar Harbor", type in "Histology" for a keyword and click on "search". This will go directly to Job Listing 00001127. Please submit cover letter and resume online as one document.
Lesley S. Bechtold
Senior Manager, Histopathology & Microscopy Sciences
The Jackson Laboratory
600 Main St.
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
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