Research Associate, Immunohistochemistry And Analytical Histology

Location
Brisbane, CA, United States
Posted
Aug 17, 2019
Ref
BRIS 2.013
Hotbed
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Unity Biotechnology is a nascent integrated biopharmaceutical company discovering and developing medicines to treat chronic diseases associated with aging. We are located in the San Francisco Bay Area and are seeking to hire a research associate for a position in our Discovery Technologies group. This group plays a critical functional role supporting programs to discover and develop innovative drugs for an emerging and exciting biology. A successful candidate will have strong experience in digital quantitative analysis of histological images, supported by a solid background in histological technique and theory.

Responsibilities:
  • Perform histological stains, IHC and IF on mouse and human tissue utilizing both manual and automated platforms
  • Slide imaging and fluorescence microscopy
  • Histological quantification and analysis
  • Image analysis pipeline generation and data QC
  • Database organization and oversight


REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelor's or associate's degree in medical technology, clinical laboratory, chemical, physical or biological science and at least 2 years relevant work experience
  • Experience processing, embedding, and sectioning FFPE tissues for IHC or ISH analysis
  • At least two years of experience performing immunohistochemistry by manual or automated methods on paraffin-embedded tissue
  • Experience with IHC autostainers (e.g. Roche Ventana, Leica Bond platforms)
  • Familiarity with multicolor IF assays is preferred
  • Proficiency with histological image analysis and statistical analysis, experience with image quantification tools such as Aperio or Visiopharm desired
  • Accurate documentation skills and the ability to comply with regulatory requirements
  • Excellent communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills


Please send resume and cover letter