Histology Service Manager

Organization
The Jackson Laboratory
Job Location
600 Main St.
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and energetic individual who is looking for a position where their work makes a difference in people’s lives.  At The Jackson Laboratory, we are leading the search for tomorrow’s cures.  As the Manager of the Histology Service, you will lead a team of dedicated and creative professional Histotechnologists and partner with our research staff as they focus on discovering solutions to genetically based diseases.  Located in beautiful Bar Harbor, Maine, The Jackson Laboratory is a leading global genetics research institute. As we grow and expand, we are seeking talented individuals who are ready to meet this challenge.

Key Responsibilities

The Histology Service Manager:

  • Guides the Histology Team and oversees the day-to-day operations of the Histology Service.
  • Researches, recommends and introduces new technology and new procedures to meet the research goals of the scientific staff.
  • Captures critical metrics; analyzes and reports data.   Utilizes findings to improve work environment and daily processes in the Histology Laboratory.
  • Collaborates with scientific staff on projects and ensures that their histological needs are met.
  • Establishes standards for histological processes and sets the precedent for best practices and high quality production.
Requirements

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor's degree in a biological science with HT (ASCP) or HTL (ASCP) certification and eight to ten (8-10) years of histology experience as a certified Histotechnologist.
  • Experience with histological techniques using animal models is desirable.
  • Certification in immunohistochemistry (QIHC) is required although equivalent experience (2 or more years) in immunohistochemical techniques may be considered.
  • Three to five (3-5) years of managing or supervisory experience.
  • Supervisory or lead experience in a clinical or pharmaceutical setting is desirable.
How to Apply

Go to www.jax.org and click on the "careers" link.  It is job posting # 4752.

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