Lab/ Histology Technician - Flexible Hours (Part-time)
- Annexon, Inc.
- Brisbane, CA
- Start date
- Mar 10, 2023
- Science/R&D, Research, Laboratory
- Required Education
- High School or equivalent
- Position Type
- Part time
- Biotech Bay
Annexon Biosciences is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company pioneering the development of a new class of medicines for patients with classical complement-mediated autoimmune, neurodegenerative, and ophthalmic disorders. The company’s pipeline is based on its platform technologies addressing a broad spectrum of well-researched classical complement-mediated autoimmune and neurodegenerative diseases triggered by aberrant activation of C1q, the initiating molecule of the classical complement pathway. Annexon is advancing a portfolio of innovative product candidates designed to block the activity of C1q and the entire classical complement pathway. Annexon is deploying a disciplined, unbiased biomarker-driven strategy designed to improve the probability of technical success of its portfolio and striving to deliver precision medicine to patients with classical complement driven diseases in the body, brain and eye.
Lab/ Histology Technician
Annexon Biosciences is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing a new class of complement medicines for patients with classical complement-mediated autoimmune, neurodegenerative, and ophthalmic disorders of the body, brain, and eye. The company’s pipeline is based on its platform technology addressing a broad spectrum of well-researched classical complement-mediated autoimmune and neurodegenerative diseases triggered by aberrant activation of C1q, the initiating molecule of the classical complement pathway. Annexon is advancing a portfolio of innovative product candidates designed to block the activity of C1q and the entire classical complement pathway: ANX005 (intravenous administration), ANX007 (intravitreal administration), and ANX009 (subcutaneous administration). Annexon is deploying a disciplined, biomarker-driven strategy designed to improve the probability of technical success of its portfolio.
Desired Candidate profile:
We are looking for a Lab/Histology Technician to help support the day-to-day operations of the Laboratory. This is a part time role that supports high workload peaks. Work schedule is flexible.
- The primary function will be tissue grossing, processing, and orientation in embedding compounds
- Identifying region of interest for sectioning and cutting high quality sections (floating and slide mounted; section thickness range 5-40um) from FFPE and frozen tissue from rodent, NHP and human samples.
- Processing of histochemical and immunohistochemical stains are a part of the routine workflow.
- Daily cutting for routine histology and immunostaining.
- Actively participate in a comprehensive Quality Control Program
- Must maintain a clean working environment
Education and/or Experience:
- Requires a minimum high school diploma or Associates degree.
Experience desired, but not required:
- 2 years experience in Histology
- Experience in handling several different tissue types (brain, spinal cord, eye, muscle, kidney)
- Experience and understanding the various programs available on the strainers and their uses
- Working knowledge of related equipment (Cryostat or Microtome) and its maintenance
- ASCP HT/HTL certification
DIVERSITY, EQUITY, INCLUSION, BELONGING ARE IMPORTANT TO US
We believe that diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are essential for the strength of our business and the vitality of the communities we serve.
Internally, we want to make sure all employees feel welcome, appreciated and can be themselves at Annexon. We continually educate, inform and hold accountability for improving our diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging efforts. We ensure that open and real dialogue happens on important diversity topics.
Externally, we continuously work to build our pipeline of underrepresented candidates for our workforce, enhance, recruit and develop a best-in-class, diverse, equitable and inclusive workforce; ensure that Black, LatinX and other underrepresented businesses have long-term sustainable opportunities to work with Annexon; and hold our vendors to the same standards under which we operate.
Annexon Bio is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.
Employment is conditioned upon full vaccination against the Covid-19 virus. An applicant is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine. You will be required to show proof of vaccination status upon hire. The Company provides reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable state, federal and local laws.
Recruitment & Staffing Agencies: Annexon Bio does not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than candidates. The submission of unsolicited resumes by recruitment or staffing agencies to Annexon Bio or its employees is strictly prohibited unless contacted directly by the HR Team. Any resume submitted by an agency in the absence of a signed agreement will automatically become the property of Annexon Bio, and Annexon Bio will not owe any referral or other fees with respect thereto.
We’re passionate about bringing game-changing therapies to patients suffering from serious complement-mediated autoimmune, neurodegenerative and ophthalmic disorders.
CSO, Larry Mattheakis, Ph.D
CFO, Jennifer Lew
Company Ownership: Public
Stock Symbol: ANNX
Stock Exchange: NASDAQ
1400 Sierra Point Parkway
Building C, 2nd Floor
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