Rubedo Life Sciences is a longevity biotechnology company with active research programs related to age-related diseases with a focus on inflammation and fibrosis. We are seeking a motivated and dynamic Histology Technician to help build the capabilities needed for translational research and preclinical development, advancing the discovery of molecular targets and therapeutics for age-related pathobiologies. A successful candidate will have experience with manual H&E and special stains, the desire to learn new laboratory methods, and the ability to follow protocols exactly.
Receive and prepare tissue specimens for routine and special procedures
Perform histological techniques including accessioning, tissue processing, embedding, microtomy, cryotomy, staining, and slide imaging and fluorescent microscopy.
Maintain accurate tissue, slide, and lab records
Clean and maintain instruments and work areas
Prepare reagents, solutions, and control slides
Organize and file slides and blocks
Complies with established laboratory policies and procedures
Communicate and present results to colleagues
Associates degree with coursework in related scientific, technology, engineering, or mathematical discipline; Bachelors degree preferred
At least one year of work experience in a related field
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent data analytics skills with the ability to prepare accurate reports of results
Thorough understanding of laboratory best practices
Ability to operate laboratory equipment
Preferred Experience And Skills:
Proficient with Google Workspace software or comparable software
Environmental Conditions / Physical Demands:
Physical: Lifting up to 20 lbs occasionally, standing, bending, repetitive movement, etc.
Physical: Prolonged periods of standing at laboratory tables
Environmental risks: Exposure to wet lab environment, blood borne pathogens, and toxic or caustic chemical or reagents