Research & Development / Remote

Histotechnologist (Part Time)

Job Description

Personal Genome Diagnostics (PGDx) is Empowering the Fight Against Cancer by unlocking actionable information from the genome. We are developing an innovative portfolio of regulated tissue-based and non-invasive liquid biopsy genomic products for laboratories worldwide. We are currently seeking an extraordinary, highly motivated Histotechnologist to join our Research and Development team. This position will be responsible for the preparation of tissue FFPE blocks, H&Es, and/​or other specimen types. Current ASCP certification is required. (hours will vary)

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform block cutting and H&E staining for a variety of tissue types
  • Manually re-embed tissue blocks
  • Work with the Accessioning and Sample preparation teams for workflow optimization
  • Maintain thorough records of experiments performed and issues encountered
  • Maintain sterile work environment and upkeep of equipment
  • Assist in evaluating novel process improvements and automated platforms
  • Perform other duties as needed

Required Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology or related field
  • Current ASCP (HT) Histotechnician certification
  • Previous experience in both automated and manual staining techniques
  • Previous experience manually re-embedding tissue blocks
  • Previous experience working in a regulated laboratory (CLIA/CAP/GLP) preferred
  • Previous experience with LIMS systems preferred

About Personal Genome Diagnostics

Personal Genome Diagnostics (PGDx) empowers the fight against cancer by unlocking actionable information from the genome. We are committed to developing a portfolio of regulated tissue-based and liquid biopsy genomic products for laboratories worldwide. PGDx was established by internationally-recognized cancer researchers Dr. Luis Diaz and Dr. Victor Velculescu, who are pioneers in the application of innovative genomic technologies for drug development and clinical practice.

Please submit applications (cover letter and resume) to HR@​personalgenome.​com
Special consideration will be given to internal PGDx employees who apply.

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