Research Histology Position

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From:Mary Stevens <>,
Date:Fri, 14 May 1999 11:20:20 -0400

Belwo is the description of a current position in our undecalcified bone histology laboratory.  You may contact me directly via phone, email, snail mail or fax (at the end of the message).   For more information about our company, visit our web site at or for information about our company.  Genetics Institute is a wholly-owned subsidiary of  American Home Products Corporation.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Searching for a qualified, motivated individual to perform calcified bone histology to support our research and development of novel bone therapeutic agents.  We have a state of the art histology laboratory, which interacts with a variety of research groups.  Focus will include specimen identification, tracking, handling, processing, embedding, sectioning and staining a wide variety of calcified bone specimens with and without implants.  Use, maintenance and troubleshooting standard lab equipment and procedures required.  In addition to histology duties, the candidate will have the opportunity to perform image and data analysis, which may include image acquisition as well as qualitative and quantitative histomorphometry.  The individual chosen will have the opportunity to participate in experimental design and research discussions with our Bone Biology and Application team.  


AS or BS degree, with a minimum of 3 years demonstrated proficiency which will include theoretical and practical histology expertise.  Good computer skills required for electronic communication, word and spreadsheet documentation.  Demonstrated attention to detail, team work and lab safety crucial to our busy lab.  Knowledge and use of automated histology equipment (microtome, processor, etc.) beneficial to your consideration.  Knowledge of image aquisition and microphotography a plus.  HT(ASCP) or HTL, bone histology and histomorphometry experience highly desired.       

Looking forward to hearing from you!!

Mary Stevens BS, HT(ASCP) 
Bone Biology & Applications
Histology Supervisor
Genetics Institute
1 Burtt Road
Andover, MA  01810
(978) 247-1667
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