Histology Research Associate
Job Summary: Toxikon is currently seeking a full-time Histology Research Associate. Qualified candidates should be a team player, have a willingness to learn, be detail oriented, proficient with computer systems and have well-developed time management skills.
Essential Duties: Trimming of tissues and organs harvested at necropsy, embedding and processing of tissues along with microtomy. Routine H&E staining is most common with other stains performed as required. Maintain and/or create GLP documentation as necessary, including relative SOPs and histology records, Maintain wet tissue archive.
Minimum Qualifications: Associate's Degree required, Bachelor's Degree in an area of the life sciences is preferred. IHC experience is a plus. Willing to learn new techniques. No previous experience is required however, experience with the following is preferred: Worked with large animal species such as rabbit, pig, dog, sheet, etc. with tissue trimming, microtomy, H&E staining and special staining. Evenings and/or weekends may be required as needed. This position is located in Bedford, MA.
For additional information about Toxikon go to www.toxikon.com.
Toxikon offers a comprehensive benefits program including: paid vacation, sick time, 401(k) plan with company match, medical, dental, vision care, life insurance, short and long-term disability insurances, flexible spending accounts, employee assistance program, employee referral bonus, discount programs and more.