Research Associate - Histology and immunohistochemistry

94005, Brisbane
Market Rate
Apr 11, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time


  • Directly supervise IHC team members
  • Manage histology projects and priorities across IHC team members
  • Manage companywide project requests and provide cross-functional communication for histology-related projects
  • Contribute to experimental design and execution, analysis and interpretation of data
  • Develop and implement new assays and new functionality for project needs
  • Oversee sample/data organization logistics and assay/data QC
  • Manage the maintenance and organization of histology equipment and reagents
  • Work hands-on in the lab to contribute to project execution and lab maintenance


  • Bachelor’s or associate’s degree in medical technology, clinical laboratory, chemical, physical or biological science and at least 2 years relevant work experience
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a histology technologist
  • Minimum 2 years of experience managing histopathology lab functions
  • Experience managing direct reports
  • Thorough understanding of all aspects of histology/pathology
  • Experience with IHC autostainers (e.g. Leica Bond, Ventana)
  • Proficiency with histological image analysis and statistical analysis, experience with image quantification tools such as Aperio or Visiopharm
  • Creativity and the ability to lead and/or work within an interdisciplinary team in order to achieve technical and corporate milestones