[visionlist] Center for Visual Science Imaging Core Lab Manager, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
dshannon at ur.rochester.edu
Mon Mar 26 09:49:00 -05 2018
Center for Visual Science Imaging Core Lab Manager
University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Managing the CVS Core Histology lab:
Manage a wet and microscopy lab with efficiency and care to make it a
pleasant but effective work environment.
Assure a clean working lab environment, while adhering to Environmental
Maintain inventory of supplies, equipment and service agreements. Liaise
with vendors for repairs, regular upkeep and cleanings.
Maintain and regulate sign-up sheets and scheduling disputes for each
Maintain and update all necessary protocols.
Must have strong inter-personal skills, and the ability to work with a
wide range of researchers with differing levels of expertise.
Research: Assist users with researching, designing and optimizing
experimental protocols. This may include, but is not limited to,
histology, microscopy and making stock solutions for experiments.
Training of Principal Investigators, their students and staff in
histology and microscopy techniques.
Histology: Prepare all fixative solutions, maintain instruments and
communicate with Principal Investigators in the planning and execution
of scheduled histology needs.
Perform tissue preparation for histology.
Prepare, label and sub slides or well plates as needed for tissue
collection and storage post-sectioning.
Perform tissue sectioning using cryostat, sliding microtome, paraffin
microtome, ultramicrotome, vibratome or other cutting implements. Affix
tissue to slides in preparation for staining and analysis.
Maintain tissue storage inventories.
Must have histological staining and immunohistochemical labeling expertise.
Microscopy: Manage the core microscope and imaging system, including
regular re-calibration of equipment, repair when needed and instruction
of users in its proper use.
The CVS Imaging Core Lab Manager will be expected to participate in
research approved by the University Committee on Animal Resources.
Please send CV and provide 3 references to: dshannon at ur.rochester.edu
Debbie Shannon, Administrator
Center for Visual Science
Rochester, NY 14620
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