The Department of Pathology of the Wildlife Conservation Society at the Bronx Zoo has an immediate opening for a histotechnician. This is a full service laboratory, providing all of the processing, embedding, staining, and final prep work in producing histology slides for one of the largest zoological collections and field based conservation organizations in the world. The successful candidate will be responsible for routine processing, embedding, cutting, staining and cover slipping of slides for H&E and special staining; excellent microtome sectioning skills and the ability to produce high quality slides at high volume are essential. Additional responsibilities include regular filing and maintenance activities associated with wet and paraffin embedded tissue archives; routine maintenance of the laboratory and equipment; reagent preparation; stock management, and other routine laboratory support activities. Histotechnician or histotechnologist certification (ASCP) is preferred. Basic computer and good communication skills are required.
Application review will begin August 20, 2018 and continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Required application materials are a letter of intent listing/describing histology experience, positions held, and career goals, as well as a current curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for 3 professional references. Competitive salary and benefits. EEOM/F/D/V.
Please visit http://www.wcs.org/about-us/careers/nyc-full-time.aspx for a complete job description and instructions on about the on-line application process.
Histotechnician or histotechnologist certification (ASCP) is preferred. Basic computer and good communication skills are required.
Internal Number: 24-July-2018
About Wildlife Conservation Society-Bronx Zoo
Based at the Bronx Zoo, Bronx, NY and working internationally in over 40 countries, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) saves wildlife and wild places worldwide through science,conservation action, education, and inspiring people to value nature. The Bronx Zoo is part of an integrated system of four zoos and one aquarium managed by the WCS. It is among the largest metropolitan zoos in the United States and is world-renowned for its large and diverse animal collection and its award-winning exhibitions.