Scientist- Histology in Boston, MA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 12/4/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    Boston, MA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/4/2019

Job Description

Job #:  1029706
Scientist, Histology 1029706
Job Scope & Purpose:
Our Boston based client, focused in gene therapy for hearing loss recovery- is seeking an exceptional Histologist to join their ranks. Core to this role is the ability to wear many hats and adapt in an ever-changing environment. As a member of the Histology team, you will also work (and be trained) cross-functionally with the Anatomy and Physiology group. Experience with Histology, IHC, and cryosectioning are core to this role. This is an incredible opportunity for an innovative and highly motivated Scientist to join an early-stage gene therapy company.
Primary Job Responsibilities:
  • Contribute to the development of novel gene-therapies by executing and troubleshooting experiments related to one or more of the following functions:
    • Intracochlear AAV delivery
    • Cochlear physiology
    • histology, microscopy
  • Prepare and analyze data, participate in weekly scientific meetings, and communicate procedures and results.
  • Maintain accurate documentation of experiments and projects through meticulous lab notebook practices.
  • Review and articulate the latest scientific findings and literature/publications to remain up-to-date and informed.
  • Present at scientific conferences as needed.

Primary Job Requirements:
  • Ph.D. in neurobiology, molecular or cell biology, and 4+ years of hands-on experience working in a laboratory environment; biotech or biopharma industry
  • Has hearing-related research experience and is well versed in inner-ear physiology, anatomy, and/or histology techniques.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively while effectively managing laboratory tasks and priorities to meet schedules and project deadlines.
  • Extremely well-organized and detail-oriented.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communications skills
  • Excellent spatial reasoning
  • Microdissection skills preferred 
  • Histology experience:
    • Immunostaining, Immunohistochemistry protocol design
    • Cryosections
  • Microscopy preferred
  • Animal handling experience is a bonus skill 
  • Anticipates next steps, takes initiative, and is responsive to requests while consistently following through.
  • Excellent computer skills and Microsoft product proficiency (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.).

About Stratacuity:
Whether you are seeking a career change or simply interested in becoming part of our network, you will appreciate the ethics guiding each Stratacuity team member. We build lasting relationships with exceptional biopharmaceutical talent and take great care to protect your personal information. Upon receiving your inquiry, you may be directly contacted by a Stratacuity team member to discuss your career goals. We will not share your information with anyone without your direct prior consent.
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