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Histotechnologist - Infectious Disease & Global Health
Tufts University

Date Posted Oct. 13, 2021
Title Histotechnologist - Infectious Disease & Global Health
University Tufts University
Grafton, MA, United States
Department Department of Infectious Disease and Global
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Health Services

Histotechnologist – Infectious Disease & Global Health – (21001878)


This is a grant funded position. The funding for this position is for two years.

The Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health combines expertise in basic and applied infectious disease research, public health, wildlife medicine and conservation. The alignment of these areas promotes cross-disciplinary research that is important to the mission of the Department to improve human, animal and ecosystem health. Dr. Martinot’s laboratory evaluates pathobiology and immune responses in histological specimens.

The position requires competency in tissue fixation, preparation, embedding, sectioning and staining procedures for routine preparations. Competency in performing special (non H&E) histochemical staining and all aspects of immunohistochemical staining, including reagent preparation and application is considered essential. Training in specialized techniques including in situ hybridization (RNAscope) will be provided and will be part of the day to day laboratory efforts. All slides are read by a pathologist. Ability to create frozen sections would be welcome but is not essential.


Basic Requirements:

2+ years’ experience
Certified Histologist or Histotechnologist license
Must be proficient in immunohistochemistry
Ability to lift up to 20 lbs. with or without accommodation
Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree and 5 years’ experience
Proficient in Word and Excel

An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity

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