The National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (NEIDL) and Experimental Pathology Laboratory Service Core (Ex+) at Boston University are searching for a histology supervisor with a strong desire to join our team in an effort to achieve our goals of further understanding, preventing, and alleviating suffering from the world's most devastating emerging infectious diseases. In partnership with the Ex+ this position will also help support a broad array of ongoing research projects across the Boston University Medical Campus.
At the NEIDL, the candidate will be responsible for helping establish a comparative pathology laboratory that is compliant with well documented studies in partnership with a veterinary pathologist and NEIDL investigators. The candidate must be highly organized with meticulous attention to detail, self-motivated, and technically skilled in histologic workflows.
The position in year 1 will be a 50/50 split between the NEIDL and Ex+, but will ultimately transition entirely to NEIDL projects within years 2-3. Promotion to histology manager with oversight of additional histology personnel is expected as a long-term goal for this position.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANT
In order to be considered, you must upload the following documents:
Cover letter detailing your qualifications for the position and addressing why you are interested in joining our team
List of 3 References of which we can contact
POSITION CREDENTIAL/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Certified at the Technician level by a nationally recognized certifying agency such as the American Society of Clinical Pathologists, the American Society of Clinical Laboratory Scientists or the Microscopy Society of America OR equivalent education/experience.
Bachelor's degree with 5-8 years' experience.
POSITION CREDENTIAL/EXPERIENCE DESIRED EXPERIENCES:
Experience in drafting and maintaining documents as pertains to well documented/GLP laboratory procedures.
MS degree in relevant field
Automated IHC and ISH tissue staining platforms
Digital pathology including fluorescent microscopy
A more details job description will be made available upon request.
The National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (NEIDL) is part of a national network of secure facilities that study infectious diseases – whether they occur naturally or are introduced deliberately through bioterrorism. The NEIDL is dedicated to the development of diagnostics, vaccines and therapeutics to combat emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases. In addition to Bio Safety Level (BSL)-2 and BSL-3 laboratories, the NEIDL houses BSL-4 laboratories that will operate at the highest level of containment. The NEIDL will add to the growing life sciences industry in the region, throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and across the country.
Individuals seeking affiliation with or employment within the NEIDL may be subject to the following suitability requirements. Failure to meet any of these requirements may result in ineligibility for employment or affiliation:
Criminal Background Check: To be completed in accordance with BU Public Safety guidelines and all federal, state and local laws and regulations.
Basic Background Check: Includes, but is not limited to, verification of:
Social Security Number;
Licenses and credentials;
Sexual Offender Registry Information (SORI) check;
Credit history check;
RMV/DMV driving record, if required.
Medical Clearance Process: includes Research Occupational Health Program (ROHP) evaluation, drug screening, initial psychological screening, and immunization/titer level review completed in accordance with NEIDL Medical Surveillance Policy for all employees working at the NEIDL.
Training and Education: to be completed in accordance with Section 8, Ongoing Personnel Reliability Program, for all employees working at the NEIDL.
Individuals seeking or required to have approval to work with Select Agents will be subject to the following additional requirements:
Department of Justice Criminal Background Check and Fingerprinting: To be completed in accordance with CDC requirements as part of application to have access to Select Agents.
Select Agent Use Approval: to be completed in accordance with all regulations including the requirements of the Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC), Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) and the Center for Disease Control (CDC).
Please note, any individual working in the NEIDL facility and granted unescorted access, is subject to
periodic background reviews, including but not limited to: criminal background, credit history, drug screening, and behavioral evaluations;
periodic checks and regular renewals of security credentials, any applicable licenses, and verification of the successful completion of any required training at the facility
Search of person, clothing and effects prior to entry into or egress from NEIDL
When applicable, individuals will be required to maintain all applicable clearances and licenses and to disclose any changes in circumstances that could compromise access to the facility.
Continued employment/ affiliation is contingent upon strict adherence, at all times, to all applicable safety and security rules, procedures, and protocols, as well as required training regimens.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Internal Number: 8004
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