[Histonet] New Position

From:"Bailey, Gisela"

					Search # 4139

Tissue Processing Laboratory Manager
Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory
 College of Veterinary Medicine, Pullman, WA

The histology laboratory in the Washington Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (WADDL) is currently seeking applicants for the full-time position of tissue processing laboratory manager.  Responsibilities of the position include providing management and leadership direction to the technical staff of a high volume, multiple-user research and diagnostic histology laboratory.  This position also oversees the laboratory budget, histological procedures and development and implementation of relevant quality assurance and quality control practices.  Duties also include performing routine and special histological procedures on animal tissues.  Pullman offers a friendly small-town living environment set in the Palouse country having numerous outdoor and recreational activities.

QUALIFICATIONS: (Required) Certification as an ASCP Certified Histotechnician or Histotechnologist: experience as a working histotechnician or histotechnologist in high volume setting: supervisory experience in a multiple-employee laboratory setting; good computer skills; ability to organize and prioritize work assignments; ability to work a flexible schedule, including occasional weekends/evenings; strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally; ability to anticipate and manage personnel issues, questions and conflicts effectively; able to tolerate legally permissible exposure to chemicals and hazardous material.  (Highly Desired) Experience in standard operating procedure (SOP) development and implementation for laboratory quality assurance and quality control practices; experience trimming gross animal tissues for histologic evaluation; familiarity with accredited laboratory procedures, including working in biosafety level 2 facilities and the coordination and implementation of laboratory health and environmental safety programs. 

SALARY:  Salary range of $50,000-55,000/ year commensurate with experience and education.

APPLICATION: Send a letter describing your experience and qualifications for this position, a current, detailed résumé and contact information for three professional references (include name, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses) to:
Ms. Jeanne Burritt
College of Veterinary Medicine
Washington State University
PO Box 647010
Pullman, WA  99164-7010
Phone: 509-335-3383, Fax:  335-6128 or jburritt@wsu.edu 

A complete position description may be requested via mail, fax or email. 
To ensure consideration applications should be received by October 31, 2005.

Members of ethnic minorities, women, Vietnam-era disabled veterans, persons
of disability, and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.  WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.


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