Seeking a  Histotechnologist for a 12 month assignment in Cambridge, MA.

 Job Description: Histotechnologist

We are looking for an experienced individual with a strong background in histology who is highly motivated and passionate for driving scientific growth in the laboratory. Candidate will be a part of a dynamic team of researchers in a translational tumor immunology laboratory.The ideal candidate will have extensive experience with tissue processing and embedding, microtomy, formalin fixed paraffin embedded FFPE , fresh, and frozen , and histology. Some experience with automated immunohistochemistry IHC is desirable as well. The candidate should have the ability to independently troubleshoot and solve technical problems, work in a highly collaborative environment, and have excellent interpersonal skills.

Duties and Responsibilities: Perform basic histology procedures trimming, processing, embedding, microtomy, staining, and cover slipping . Perform routine H E staining using automated equipment. Perform routine scanning of stained slides with the Aperio ScanScope. File, organize, and maintain tissue specimens, FFPE blocks, and stained slides. Complete training or apply skills to provide support of automated IHC, IF, and RNA ISH staining. Support quality control testing of biobank tissue specimens. Work with biorepository personnel to help maintain proper documentation, archiving, and routine quality control on all generated specimens and data. Maintain adequate stock and efficient use of supplies necessary for performing all procedures, and preparation of reagents as required. Maintain laboratory equipment following established SOP/ROP guidelines and assists with identification and execution of process improvements. Assist in developing and implementing best practices. Ensure and maintain integrity and quality of the specimens.

Qualifications: Minimum BS degree in a biological or life science. 2+ years of relevant clinical or research experience in a histology laboratory. Strong background in histology techniques. ASCP certification or equivalent is desirable.


For immediate consideration, email your resume in a WORD document to gaut985@kellyservices.com

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