NanoString is searching for a qualified, highly motivated Immunohistochemistry Research Associate responsible for supervising the daily activities and outcomes of the pathology laboratory. This position will have a role on the performing a novel new spatial profiling technology services, an approach for measuring expression levels of proteins and nucleic acids in a highly multiplexed manner in specific areas of tissues (a new paradigm in Digital Immunohistochemisty). The work is highly interdisciplinary and will involve working closely with biologists, hardware and software engineers. This position reports directly to the Director of Pathology Operation.
Develop immunohistochemistry stains protocols and write SOPs
Pathology laboratory setup and maintenance, including, performing preventative and corrective maintenance of pathology equipment and instruments
Coordinates inventory, ordering, and stocking of supplies
Monitor hazardous waste generation for correct labeling and storage to comply with local and federal safety regulations
Maintain a high level of compliance and efficiency
Record and maintain detailed records
Effectively collaborate with other team members, including engineers, scientists, biologists, and senior management
Develop SOPs and train new employees
3-5 years of hands-on experience in histopathology and working knowledge of IHC
BS in biology, pathology or related field
Experience with Leica Biosystems Bond RX IHC auto-stainer.
Experience with imaging and assays involving tissue preparations.
Must be able to work in a fast pace environment and multi-task
Strong data recording and interpretation skills
Strong written and communication skills
Works independently and troubleshoots technical problems
NanoString is an equal opportunity employer that evaluate applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law.
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