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/ Histotechnologist 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 extensive experience with manual and automated histological techniques, excellent organizational and record keeping skills, the desire to learn new laboratory methods, and the ability to follow protocols with attention to detail.
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
Histology Technician (HT) or Histotechnologist (HTL) certification
More than 3 years of histology experience
Technical competence in fixation, processing, embedding, sectioning and IHC staining
In depth knowledge of basic tissue histology/pathology
Excellent record-keeping and organizational skills and attention to details
Ability to organize and prioritize assigned tasks for completion within expected time-frames
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Proficient with Google Workspace software or comparable software
Experience in one or more of the following are desirable: immunofluorescence/chromogenic staining, multiplexing, ventana discovery ultra usage (autostainer abilities), zeiss axioscan usage (scanning abilities), antibody validation, image analysis (visiopharm), cell pellet preparation, special stains, working with pathologists, presentation skills
Environmental Conditions / Physical Demands:
80% of time onsite conducting wet lab work
Prolonged periods of standing at laboratory tables
Physical: Lifting up to 20 lbs occasionally, standing, bending, repetitive movement, etc.
Environmental risks: Exposure to wet lab environment, blood borne pathogens, and toxic or caustic chemical or reagents
Work location: Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Rubedo Life Sciences, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company.