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!
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
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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