[visionlist] Center for Visual Science Imaging Core Lab Manager, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Debbie Shannon 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

Duties include:
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 
Safety regulations.
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 
shared instrument.
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
Box 319
Rochester, NY  14620
(585) 275-6864

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