We are seeking a highly motivated, interactive, and creative individual to support drug discovery and development within Research. The successful candidate will be part of the pathology and imaging laboratory within the Pathobiology Group which provides laboratory support throughout.
Essential Duties and Job Functions:
As a SRA I/II, he/she will perform various histology and IHC (immunohistochemistry) related procedures. Specific duties will include tissue sample sectioning with a microtome (FFPE samples) or cryostat (frozen samples), optimization and / or validation of reagents for IHC, application of antigen retrieval techniques, working with staff pathologists to confirm readings, and participate in scientific meetings. With supervision, the candidate will plan, execute, and troubleshoot decisional experiments that support various projects.
Knowledge, Experience, and Skills:
· Have a BS degree and 3+ years experience in immunohistochemistry, experience in sectioning, and excellent routine histology skills.
· IHC staining experience is a must.
· Experience with preparing and sectioning fresh frozen tissues is a plus, but not required.