[Histonet] Senior Histology technician required for new laboratory in, Bristol, UK

From:Tim Scase

Dear Histonetters,
I'd like to bring to your attention a senior position that we have 
available for a highly capable and enthusiastic histology technician for 
a new veterinary histopathology company that we are setting up in 
Bristol, UK. The details of the position are pasted in below.
If you have any friends in the veterinary or human histology sector in 
the UK that you think might be interested, please pass the message on!

Best wishes,

Tim Scase BSc BVM&S MRCVS Phd Dip.ACVP
Director of Pathology
Bridge Pathology Ltd.

Job Title: Chief Laboratory Technician

Bridge Pathology Ltd. is a recently registered company located in 
Bristol, that will specialise in the processing of biopsy specimens 
submitted by veterinary surgeons. Tissue samples 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 characterise 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  
We hope to establish Bridge Pathology Ltd. as the UK's premier 
diagnostic and research-focussed (and friendliest) veterinary 
histopathological laboratory.

You will work with the Director of Pathology to set up, manage and 
develop the histopathology and immunohistochemistry laboratory 
facillities and oversee the day-to-day operation of the histopathology 
and immunohistochemistry laboratories. This will include routine 
preparation of histological and immunohistochemical-stained sections of 
submitted biopsy tissues for diagnostic and research purposes.

A successful applicant will have:
1)    A minimum of a bachelor of science degree.
2)    At least 3 years experience managing and running a histopathology 
or immunohistochemistry laboratory.
3)    At least 3 years experience of preparation of tissue specimens for 
routine histopathological examination.
4)    At least 2 years experience of preparing histochemical and 
immunohistochemical stained sections.
5)    Meticulous working habits with meticulous documentation of samples 
and processing thereof.
6)    Experience developing laboratory standard operating procedures.
7)    The ability to work well in a close-knit, friendly team.
8)    The ability to work efficiently and to tight deadlines.
9)    Good communication skills.
10)   Basic computer skills.

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