Versiti is a fusion of donors, scientific curiosity, and precision medicine that recognize the gifts of blood and life are precious. We are home to the world-renowned Blood Research Institute, we enable life saving gifts from our donors, and provide the science behind the medicine through our diagnostic laboratories. Versiti brings together outstanding minds with unparalleled experience in transfusion medicine, transplantation, stem cells and cellular therapies, oncology and genomics, diagnostic lab services, and medical and scientific expertise. This combination of skill and knowledge results in improved patient outcomes, higher quality services and reduced cost of care for hospitals, blood centers, hospital systems, research and educational institutions, and other health care providers. At Versiti, we are passionate about improving the lives of patients and helping our healthcare partners thrive.
The Versiti Blood Research Institute Core Laboratories have an opening for a Research Technologist in Histology. The position could be at the Technologist I, II, or Senior Technologist Level depending on the experience of the successful candidate. The Research Histologist will work closely with Principal Investigators and their research staff to prepare specimens of tissue for examination and analysis. Standard histologic techniques include grossing, tissue processing, embedding, microtomy, and staining of samples. Familiarity cutting frozen sections of tissue on a cryostat is preferred especially with bone marrow and brain tissue from experimental animals like mice.
Position requires a bachelor’s degree or equivalent and demonstrated experience in research histology. Completion of an accredited histotechnology program is desired but not required. This position will report to the Director of VBRI Core Laboratories.
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