Immunohistochemistry Technician

We are seeking a qualified Immunohistochemistry (IHC) Technician for a contract position. The position allows the IHC Technician to perform numerous immunohistochemistry assays to support preclinical research projects for the pharmaceutical industry. A successful candidate will have experience with manual immunohistochemistry, the desire to learn new laboratory methods, great attention to detail, the ability to follow procedures exactly, the ability to multitask, and excellent documentation skills.

Job Duties:
– Process and embed tissues and cell lines

– Section paraffin embedded and OCT embedded tissues onto slides
– Prepare reagents, solutions and control slides
– Label tissue samples and slides
– Perform H&E and special stains
– Perform immunohistochemistry
– Perform routine maintenance and cleaning of equipment
– Other assigned duties

Requirements:
– Bachelor’s or associate’s degree in medical technology, clinical laboratory, chemical, physical or biological science
– At least two years of experience performing immunohistochemistry by manual methods on paraffin-embedded tissue
– Experience performing H&E stains
– Accurate documentation skills and the ability to comply with regulatory requirements

Preferred:
– Experience with immunohistochemistry with IHC autostainers
– Experience sectioning paraffin-embedded or frozen tissues
– Experience with FISH

This is a contract position with the potential to turn into a full-time position for the right candidate. Please send your resume and cover letter to careers@unitybiotechnology.com.