Histology TechnicianBiomedical Engineering DepartmentThe University of DelawareNewark, Delaware
The National Institutes of Health Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (NIH COBRE) program has funded a multi-year, $12 million program entitled The Delaware Center for Musculoskeletal Research (DCMR). The Center seeks to develop and enhance UD’s research infrastructure associated with the field of musculoskeletal biomedical research. The center is seeking to hire a highly motivated Histology Technician. The Histology Technician will be a member of the Research Core working with Co-Directors and a Lead Scientist to serve the DCMR community and other users. The ideal candidate will provide expertise and service on histological and histomorphometric assays of musculoskeletal tissues.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:• Setup/manage DCMR Histology Laboratory• Operate and maintain the standard and the state-of-art instruments.• Provide consultation and support protocol development.• Provide full service and/or user training on
o Paraffin processing, embedding, and sectioning.o Plastic/resin processing, embedding, and sectioning.o Frozen sample processing, embedding, and sectioning.o Routine histochemical staining and immunofluorescenceo Wide-field and fluorescence imaging.
• Manage and track projects through software solutions (such as iLab).• Work with Co-Directors and Lead Scientist to identify new equipment and/or capability needs to enhance the Center.
QUALIFICATIONS:• Bachelor’s degree that includes a one-year clinical internship or completion of a multi-year training program in a histopathology laboratory.• At least three-year working experience is required. Experience on musculoskeletal tissue is preferred.• Certification from a National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) or Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation (CAHEA) accredited program.• Strong technical skills on histology.• Prior experience on laboratory management and equipment maintenance• Effective oral and written communication and organizational skills• Ability to work collaboratively with university faculty, other researchers, and with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
To Apply: For more information and to apply online visit: https://careers.udel.edu/en-us/listing/. Search for Job ID 496466.
Equal Employment Opportunity The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from minority group members, women, individuals with a disability and veterans. The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at http://www.udel.edu/aboutus/legalnotices.html. Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check. A conviction will not necessarily exclude you from employment. The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer with diversity as one of its core values.