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Gladstone Institutes

Job Description

The Histology and Microscopy Core is looking to hire a Research Technologist I. The Research Technologist I will work under the guidance of senior staff to drive the day-to-day operations of the Core. The ideal candidate will:

Assist in the operation and maintenance of scientific equipment such as tissue processors, microtomes, automated slide stainer, microtomes/cryostats and microscopes.
Perform or receive training to perform histology procedures: tissue grossing, PFF/Cryo-fixation, processing, paraffin/OCT embedding, PFF and cryo-sectioning, routine (H&E) and complex tissue/cell slide staining (immunohistochemistry/IHC, immunofluorescence/IFA, in situ hybridization/ISH, TUNEL and other assays)
Perform or receive training to perform bright field, polarizing, epifluorescence, confocal and light sheet microscopy; and image analysis using tools such as ImageJ, Imaris and others software
Maintain stocks and reorder as necessary: recording and updating core inventories
Interact with Core’s users: responding to user queries, scheduling and performing user training and consulting on experimental design
Analyze, interpret, and communicate data in written and oral modalities in both informal and formal settings.
Generate and manage meticulous method protocols, data, and analysis reports in a clear and highly organized fashion.
Highly pay attention to details, enjoy problem-solving and brain-storming, and be team oriented

AA/AS degree and 2+ years of experience.
BS/BA/MS degree and 1+ years of experience.
Experience with light microscopy and digital image analysis, a plus
Experience with Histology, IHC, and IFA, a plus
Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
Good working knowledge of MS Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint…)
Familiarity with ImageJ, Imaris and other image analysis software, a plus
Experience with common lab practices and safety.
Title and salary will be commensurate with education and experience.


San Francisco