HISTOLOGY TECHNICIAN

Rubedo Life Sciences is a longevity biotechnology company with active research programs related to age-related diseases with a focus on inflammation and fibrosis. We are seeking a motivated and dynamic Histology Technician to help build the capabilities needed for translational research and preclinical development, advancing the discovery of molecular targets and therapeutics for age-related pathobiologies. A successful candidate will have experience with manual H&E and special stains, the desire to learn new laboratory methods, and the ability to follow protocols exactly.

Responsibilities include:

  • Receive and prepare tissue specimens for routine and special procedures
  • Perform histological techniques including accessioning, tissue processing, embedding, microtomy, cryotomy, staining, and slide imaging and fluorescent microscopy.
  • Maintain accurate tissue, slide, and lab records
  • Clean and maintain instruments and work areas
  • Prepare reagents, solutions, and control slides
  • Organize and file slides and blocks
  • Complies with established laboratory policies and procedures
  • Communicate and present results to colleagues

Minimum Requirements:

  • Associates degree with coursework in related scientific, technology, engineering, or mathematical discipline; Bachelors degree preferred
  • At least one year of work experience in a related field
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent data analytics skills with the ability to prepare accurate reports of results
  • Thorough understanding of laboratory best practices
  • Ability to operate laboratory equipment

Preferred Experience And Skills:

  • Proficient with Google Workspace software or comparable software

Environmental Conditions / Physical Demands:

PhysicalLifting up to 20 lbs occasionally, standing, bending, repetitive movement, etc.
PhysicalProlonged periods of standing at laboratory tables
Environmental risksExposure to wet lab environment, blood borne pathogens, and toxic or caustic chemical or reagents
Work locationSunnyvale, CA, USA