Histopathologist

Organization
Organovo
Job Location
San Diego, CA
Job Description

Organovo has an opening for a Pathologist / Histopathologist to take the lead role in histopathologic interpretation of study outcomes across a broad spectrum of in vitro and in vivo studies that involve the use of bioprinted tissues. In addition, they will serve as a source of advice and guidance company-wide in the development and validation of a variety of tissue-based assays, including but not limited to histologic and immunohistologic assays aimed at interpreting outcomes. 

Pathologist / Histopathologist Responsibilities : 
Define the histologic and histopathologic characteristics of 3D human tissues to establish baseline phenotypic and morphologic attributes 
Provide scientific expertise and consultation for pathology related issues to internal and external clients and serve as a key point of contact 
Provide scientific oversight for internal and external studies ensur ing a dherence to quality of work by educating , technical guidance, leadership, review of data , and/or authorship of r eports . 
Perform macroscopic and microscopic tissue evaluation and interpretation of assigned studies 
May assist with the development of novel stains, IHC, ISH, and other histological techniques 
Assist with the progression and refinement of histological protocols 
Enter pathology findin gs in data capturing system(s) 
Write comprehensive report narratives 
Participate in business development activities establishing and maintaining good client relations 
Ability to supe rvise others or manage projects

Requirements: 

Pathologist / Histopathologist Skills & Experience: 
An advanced degree (PhD or MS) in pathology, D.V.M or a related field or other board certifications (e.g., American Board of Toxicology) are desirable but not required with 5 - 8 years prior academic or industry laboratory experience and skills in tissue-based assay development 
Individuals with specific experience and a demonstrated track record of providing histopathologic services and guidance in an exploratory / R&D setting are preferred 
Brings together a variety of backgrounds, combining medical, veterinary and PhD expertise. 
Skilled in cutting edge technique such as confocal microscopy and tissue microarrays which complement traditional cell biology, histology and immunohistochemistry methodologies. 
Monitors and evaluates completion of tasks and projects. 
Experience with digital pathology and image analysis is preferred but not required 
Some experience with non-clinical safety/toxicology is preferred 
Ability to work within fast paced and "results oriented" environment 
Demonstrated ability to think and plan strategically 
Excellent self-management and organizational skills, able to manage work-load 
Ability to work effectively with a large number of teams with varying goals and complexity 

DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by incumbents assigned to this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the functions, responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position, and Organovo retains the discretion to modify functions, responsibilities, duties and skills at any time, including modifying the time devoted to such activities, deleting activities, and assigning other activities. 
Organovo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

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