Research Histotechnologist Position in Neuropathology
Posted 21 Oct 2013
The Biomedical Research Institute of New Jersey (BRInj)/MidAtlantic Neonatology Associates (MANA)
Cedar Knolls, New Jersey, U.S.A.
We offer competitive salaries, a full benefits package (full time position), and financial support for continuing professional education. Starting date is negotiable.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
To apply, please send a cover letter, CV/resume with list of publications and techniques (including your level of mastery), along with the names and contact information for three references as a single pdf file to email@example.com and cc to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Biomedical Research Institute of New Jersey (BRInj), in collaboration with MidAtlantic Neonatology Associates (MANA), is seeking applications for a full- time/part-time Research Histotechnologist in Neuropathology.
The successful applicant will be responsible for processing, embedding, and cutting both thin and thick sections from paraffin blocks (microtome) and frozen blocks (cryostat) from human and animal (rodents) samples. In addition, they will: (1) perform and troubleshoot both manual and automated histochemistry, immuno-histochemistry, immunofluorescence, and double immunofluorescence; (2) operate all laboratory instrumentation required to perform the above functions; (3) perform self-directed quality review and control; (4) educate researchers, students, and investigators as to specimen preparation requirements and neurohistologic techniques; (5) participate in the management of the bio- and brain-bank at BRInj; (6) assist with grant applications, manuscripts, abstracts and reports; and (7) attend meetings and professional courses as deemed relevant by BRInj management.
Expertise in neurohistology/neuropathology protocols, techniques, general histology, and neurohistology lab management. Minimum degree required: B.S., M.S., or Ph.D. Demonstrated interpersonal skills in performing as a team member in an academically-oriented research laboratory setting. Other lab skills such as: DNA, RNA, and protein extraction, PCR, ELISA, western blotting, in-situ PCR, FISH, and neurostereology are highly desirable.