Salary circa 21k rising progressively.
York YO41 1LZ
We are looking for a Histology Technician to join our team of highly skilled and driven scientists who operate in state-of-the-art laboratory facilities with the latest hi-tech equipment. A team dedicated to developing innovative products and helping you conduct validated research, experiments and tests that meet market demand and regulatory needs.
At Labskin we deliver human skin microbiology services to support product R&D activities in the cosmetic, personal care, medical device and pharmaceutical sectors. With our sector experience and use of technology, you will be joining a team of industry-focused scientists supported by world-leading skin science expertise.
Whether our clients need rapid, focused analysis or flexible tailor-made research programmes we help them develop and validate skin care ingredients and products which really work. In addition, we offer an animal cruelty-free testing model to our clients and are striving to make it a completely animal-free alternative.
Our skin model is a 3D human skin equivalent that incorporates vital biological components to model normal skin function. Developed over 12 years with more than 30 scientific journal publications, it is made from young keratinocytes (human skin cells) and adult fibroblasts (metabolically active, collagen-producing human skin cells).
Delivering our services requires many different strengths, experiences and perspectives. Explore our wide range of diverse opportunities and see how you can work with an energizing purpose to discover your extraordinary potential.
We are looking for a Histology Technician to join our Histology team. You will play a key role supporting the delivery of our histology and immunohistochemistry projects. Including microscopic analysis, image capture and processing, tissue fixation & processing and embedding processed samples into wax.
The ideal candidate will have:
- A HNC in Biology or Chemistry
- Experience of Histology is preferred
- Able to work independently as well as part of a team
- Great attention to detail
- Good communication skills
In exchange for the above you will receive:
- A salary circa £21,000 in your first year rising progressively as you progress based on performance
- A generous benefits and holiday package
- Development opportunities and a chance to work on cutting-edge projects
To apply please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date 23rd August.