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Research Associate II - Histotech

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 03/21/2023 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Research and Discovery Job Number: 11125 Pay Rate: $26.00 - $50.00

Job Description

Our client is a leading biotechnology company that discovers, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines to treat patients with serious or life-threatening medical conditions. They are among the world's leading biotech companies, with multiple products on the market and a promising development pipeline.

  • This individual will work in the Histology Laboratory within the Pathology Labs Department, performing a variety of histological techniques (accessioning, trimming/grossing, decalcification if needed, tissue processing, embedding of blocks into paraffin, sectioning of paraffin-embedded blocks and H&E staining), bagging residual tissues for archiving, filing slides and paraffin blocks and database entries.
  • Other lab duties include equipment maintenance (H&E stainer set-up and tissue processor reagent change) and ordering supplies and reagents.
  • We need an individual who understands the importance of accuracy in our work.
  • We are open to part-time (20-30 hours weekly) or full-time (maximum 40 weekly) hours for a total 6-month assignment.

Job Requirements

  • At least one year of experience working in a histology lab, especially with paraffin sectioning.
  • Other histological skills such as grossing, tissue processing, embedding, and staining are required.
  • Willingness to work with fixed veterinary tissues.
  • Good computer skills and a working knowledge of Word and Excel.
  • Able to work in a team environment.
  • Must possess excellent communication and organizational skills. 
  • Certification as a Histotechnician, HT (ASCP) or Histotechnologist, HTL (ASCP) is desired but not required.
  • AA or BA/BS or equivalent experience

**IMPORTANT: PLEASE NOTE, this position is a HIGH RISK position as this worker will be working with reagents. Please confirm with your insurance if you are able to work on this position prior to submission. Thank you!

Meet Your Recruiter

Jay Hite
Recruiter, Account Manager

As a Recruiter at Compass, Jay enjoys meeting job seekers and helping them to find new and exciting opportunities. He enjoys the process of getting to know candidates and learning all about their experience and what their future goals are. Jay feels the excitement of his candidates and is passionate about helping to find a fit both culturally and professionally. 

When Jay isn’t working, he enjoys bike rides, trying out new foods, tequila tasting and watching movies.  

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