Histology Technician

ITech Consult

Posted on Jul 5, 2024 by ITech Consult
Basel, Switzerland
Research
1 Sep 2024
Annual Salary
Contract/Project

Histology Technician (f/m/d) - immunostaining/sectioning/imaging/microtome/English

Project: For our customer, a large pharmaceutical company in Basel, we are looking for a highly qualified Histology Technician.

Background: In Roche Pharmaceutical Research and Early Development Organization (pRED) we believe the rapid advances in science, technology, digital and big data are our greatest opportunity to rethink how we tackle some of the world's toughest unmet health care needs and to have an even more profound impact on patients and society. At pRED we are united by our mission to transform science into medicines. Together we create a culture defined by curiosity, responsibility and humility where our amazing people are empowered and inspired to bring forward amazing innovation at speed. Within pRED, the goal of the Institute of Human Biology (IHB) is to disrupt the traditional drug discovery process through innovative, big and bold ideas focused on advancing our ability to use more predictive human model systems. You will work closely with an experienced histology technician to establish and adapt innovative tissue technologies to human model systems at IHB. You will interact on a weekly basis with students and scientists developing those models. You will also collaborate with the other histology departments within pRED and share access to certain instruments.

The perfect candidate: The ideal candidate holds a degree in biology or a related field, with at least 2 years of experience in pathology procedures and expertise in immunostaining and quantitative image analysis techniques. The person possesses excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, speaks at least B2-level English, and is an adaptable team player with a proactive, problem-solving attitude. German language skills and experience in histological evaluation are advantageous.

Tasks & Responsibilities:
. Support the characterization of human model systems through robust and standardized pathology workflows
* Innovation of tissue based technologies applied to human model systems
* Working on histological evaluation; pathology procedures; immunostaining and quantitative image analysis techniques
* Coordinate among the IHB teams and with the PS Pathology chapter the tasks to be done and perform pathology related experiments (tissue processing, sectioning, staining, imaging, documentation).
* Working in the laboratory

Must Haves:
* You have a university degree, BSc or MSc, in biology or a life science discipline or an apprenticeship in biology/medical lab environment and justify a strong understanding of cell biology, physiology, and/or tissue engineering
* Min. 2 years of work experience with manual and automated pathology procedures: tissue processing (trimming, dehydration, embedding), sectioning (microtome/cryostat), clearing methods, immunostaining (histology, IHC, IF), in situ hybridization, scanning (brightfield and fluorescence), antigen retrieval
* Experience with histology evaluation is an asset
* Ability to design, test and optimize multiplex IHC/IF stainings including on challenging samples (eg organoids and microfluidic chip formats)
* Manual and automated quantitative image analysis (ImageJ, Imaris and/or HALO)
* Excellent organization, documentation and interpersonal skills
* English min. B2; German is a plus
* Team player, adaptable, and flexible
* Self-organized, proactive, and problem-solving attitude

Nice to have:
. Confocal microscopy
* Spatial phenotyping
* 3D in vitro cell culture

Reference No.: 923526TP
Role: Histology Technician
Industry: Pharma
Workplace: Basel
Working hours: 80-100%
Start: 01.09.24
Duration: 9
Deadline:10.07.24

If you are interested in this position, please send us your complete dossier via the link in this advertisement.

About us: ITech Consult is an ISO 9001:2015 certified Swiss company with offices in Germany and Ireland. ITech Consult specialises in the placement of highly qualified candidates for recruitment in the fields of IT, Life Science & Engineering. We offer staff leasing & payroll services. For our candidates this is free of charge, also for payroll we do not charge you any additional fees.


Reference: 2788952703

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ITech Consult

Histology Technician

ITech Consult

Posted on Jul 5, 2024 by ITech Consult

Basel, Switzerland
Research
1 Sep 2024
Annual Salary
Contract/Project

Histology Technician (f/m/d) - immunostaining/sectioning/imaging/microtome/English

Project: For our customer, a large pharmaceutical company in Basel, we are looking for a highly qualified Histology Technician.

Background: In Roche Pharmaceutical Research and Early Development Organization (pRED) we believe the rapid advances in science, technology, digital and big data are our greatest opportunity to rethink how we tackle some of the world's toughest unmet health care needs and to have an even more profound impact on patients and society. At pRED we are united by our mission to transform science into medicines. Together we create a culture defined by curiosity, responsibility and humility where our amazing people are empowered and inspired to bring forward amazing innovation at speed. Within pRED, the goal of the Institute of Human Biology (IHB) is to disrupt the traditional drug discovery process through innovative, big and bold ideas focused on advancing our ability to use more predictive human model systems. You will work closely with an experienced histology technician to establish and adapt innovative tissue technologies to human model systems at IHB. You will interact on a weekly basis with students and scientists developing those models. You will also collaborate with the other histology departments within pRED and share access to certain instruments.

The perfect candidate: The ideal candidate holds a degree in biology or a related field, with at least 2 years of experience in pathology procedures and expertise in immunostaining and quantitative image analysis techniques. The person possesses excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, speaks at least B2-level English, and is an adaptable team player with a proactive, problem-solving attitude. German language skills and experience in histological evaluation are advantageous.

Tasks & Responsibilities:
. Support the characterization of human model systems through robust and standardized pathology workflows
* Innovation of tissue based technologies applied to human model systems
* Working on histological evaluation; pathology procedures; immunostaining and quantitative image analysis techniques
* Coordinate among the IHB teams and with the PS Pathology chapter the tasks to be done and perform pathology related experiments (tissue processing, sectioning, staining, imaging, documentation).
* Working in the laboratory

Must Haves:
* You have a university degree, BSc or MSc, in biology or a life science discipline or an apprenticeship in biology/medical lab environment and justify a strong understanding of cell biology, physiology, and/or tissue engineering
* Min. 2 years of work experience with manual and automated pathology procedures: tissue processing (trimming, dehydration, embedding), sectioning (microtome/cryostat), clearing methods, immunostaining (histology, IHC, IF), in situ hybridization, scanning (brightfield and fluorescence), antigen retrieval
* Experience with histology evaluation is an asset
* Ability to design, test and optimize multiplex IHC/IF stainings including on challenging samples (eg organoids and microfluidic chip formats)
* Manual and automated quantitative image analysis (ImageJ, Imaris and/or HALO)
* Excellent organization, documentation and interpersonal skills
* English min. B2; German is a plus
* Team player, adaptable, and flexible
* Self-organized, proactive, and problem-solving attitude

Nice to have:
. Confocal microscopy
* Spatial phenotyping
* 3D in vitro cell culture

Reference No.: 923526TP
Role: Histology Technician
Industry: Pharma
Workplace: Basel
Working hours: 80-100%
Start: 01.09.24
Duration: 9
Deadline:10.07.24

If you are interested in this position, please send us your complete dossier via the link in this advertisement.

About us: ITech Consult is an ISO 9001:2015 certified Swiss company with offices in Germany and Ireland. ITech Consult specialises in the placement of highly qualified candidates for recruitment in the fields of IT, Life Science & Engineering. We offer staff leasing & payroll services. For our candidates this is free of charge, also for payroll we do not charge you any additional fees.

Reference: 2788952703

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