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Associate Scientist - REQID0002004


Histology |

Job ID: REQID0002004

The Stowers Institute for Medical Research has an opening for an Associate Scientist to join our Histology Facility and provide high-quality research histology services to scientific laboratories as needed.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Actively participating in project discussions
  • Assisting collaborative research projects with advanced and emerging molecular histology technologies to locate protein and RNA molecules in situ on sections or whole mount samples
  • Executing, troubleshooting, and updating existing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Writing reports, manuscripts and presenting experimental outcomes
  • Providing advice, training and service to collaborative research projects
  • Assisting with new technology development within the team
  • Operating all equipment/instruments and performing daily tasks with minimal supervision
  • Keeping records and experiment logs
  • Assisting with lab maintenance, sample triage, processing, embedding, sectioning and staining

Successful candidates will have the ability to pay close attention to detail, be self-motivated, have a team-oriented approach for customer service, be proficient at problem solving, work independently and creatively, and have outstanding verbal and written communication skills.

Minimum Requirements:

  • A Ph. D degree in life science or a relevant field or equivalent combined education and experience.
  • Candidates with considerable experience in molecular histology techniques such as immunostaining and in situ hybridization is preferred.
  • It is also preferred but not required to have a year of histotechnology experience.

To Apply

Submit the requested documents to or to Administration Department, Stowers Institute for Medical Research, 1000 E 50th Street, Kansas City, MO 64110.

Requested Documents

  • Current CV
  • One-page Cover Letter
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