The College of Veterinary Medicines, Department of Veterinary Biosciences is seeking one Histotechnologist to work as part of the combined Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory in the College of Veterinary Medicine and the histology lab of the Comparative Pathology & Digital Imaging Shared Resource. The Histotechnologist will participate in the operation of the histology section of the laboratory by completing all phases of histochemistry including processing, paraffin embedding, microtomy as well as routine and special histochemical staining for animal tissues to be evaluated for histopathology. This position will assist in development of new immunohistochemical methods and procedures; prepare wax-embedded and frozen sections for specialized techniques, including laser capture microdissection and in situ hybridization. The Histotechnologist is responsible for day-to-day quality control on all analyses performed; assists in research and development of new methods, procedures and methodologies; assumes responsibility for inventory and ordering supplies; assists customers with online submission through web application which manages work flow through the lab and billing; maintains laboratory equipment; assists with evaluation and identification of laboratory process improvement; assists with implementation of quality monitors for quality improvement purposes; assists with writing of Standard Operating Policies and Procedures for the lab; and completes other duties as assigned. This position requires exposure to animal tissues/dander; sharp focus vision, color vision, finger dexterity. The day-to-day tasks may involve repetitive movements and risks or discomforts that require specific safety precautions, such as exposure to shared instruments and irritant chemicals. This position may include lifting/pushing/pulling over 50 lbs, bending and/or reaching for long periods of time, and potential exposure to zoonotic illness. The successful completion of a background check is required.
Bachelor's degree in biological sciences or an equivalent combination of education and experience; HT certified or obtain certification within two years of hire date.
Target Salary: $22.50 - $25.50 Hourly
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
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