Research Histology Lab Technician

  • New York, NY

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Scientific Research

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At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we re driving excellence and improving outcomes. For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor s Employees Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day. We are currently seeking a trained Histology Technician to work in a full-time role to support a Research Pathologist specializing in optical imaging techniques (i.e., in vivo/ex vivo microscopy) in the Department of Dermatology, which are being explored in a research setting for non-invasive diagnosis of skin disease. As a Histology Technician , you will: Prepare histology glass slides, that includes tissue processing, embedding, microtomy, and routine Hematoxylin and Eosin and special staining Perform manual immunohistochemistry (IHC) and automated IHC staining. Assist pathologist in tissue macro and microdissection for the isolation of the tissue specific cell component Scan glass slides on AperioScanscope Perform routine maintenance and cleaning of equipment. Maintain a clean and well-organized work area. Perform filing of finished blocks and slides. Adhere to laboratory s quality control policies, and documents. Ensure all safety, quality control and quality assurance standards are met. Assisting supervisor in imaging patients, maintaining database, and other research related work Requirements: AAS degree with knowledge of biology, chemistry; 2 years experience in histopathology techniques Experience in working in a dermatopathology/ Mohs lab is an added advantage. Frozen section knowledge would be beneficial. Hours: Full-time position - Weekdays MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.
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