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:

  • The lab manager is responsible for ensuring the policies, infrastructure and equipment at Rubedo result in safe and productive laboratory work environment 
  • Ensures effective operations of all laboratory equipment and serves as point of contact for instrument repairs when Sr. Lab Manager isn’t available
  • Responsible for setup, maintenance and calibration of all instruments
  • Maintains an adequate inventory of research lab glassware, materials and laboratory equipment and ensures consumable supply stocking and ordering
  • Manages lab related contracts and vendors
  • Responsible for shipping and receiving of laboratory items
  • Trains new scientific staff in the general use of function of designation instruments and creates and refines user protocols for general use
  • Executes safety reviews and participates in EH&S policy reviews

Minimum Requirements:

Preferred Experience And Skills:

  • Degree in the biological or chemical sciences and experience working in research laboratory
  • Experience in contract management with vendors
  • Strong people and organization skills
  • Strong computer hardware/software skills
  • Working knowledge/understanding of best practice alliance/collaboration management principles and concepts, techniques and tools
  • Experience in instrument and equipment setup and maintenance
  • Experience in lab management 
  • Knowledge of Business Administration
  • Experience in biotech or pharmaceutical industry preferred 

Environmental Conditions / Physical Demands:

PhysicalProlonged periods of standing at laboratory tables
Physical Lifting up to 20 lbs occasionally, standing, bending, repetitive movement, etc.
EnvironmentalExposure to wet lab environment, bloodborne pathogens, and toxic or caustic chemical or reagents
Work LocationSunnyvale, CA, USA