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Research Associate I

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 09/08/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Scientific Job Number: 584236 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

This position is part of the Digital Pathology Group in Safety Assessment. The candidate will be a highly motivated, independent person that will be primarily responsible in supporting digital scanning activities with Safety Assessment. This will include, but are not limited to:
  • Prepping, loading and scanning of glass slides using Hamamatsu Nanozoomer Scanner
  • Prepping of study metadata using Excel
  • Quality control of whole slide images using QC tool and uploading data in the department database
  • Maintaining study metrics
  • Creating annotations for digital images

The candidate will also be executing and coordinating the logistics of digital pathology scan lab. Those responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
  • Maintenance of lab and lab equipment
  • QC of images from internal and CRO labs
  • Slide handling and shipping preparation
  • Must be able to sit or stand for extended periods.
  • Must be comfortable performing repetitive tasks such viewing images on computer screen for blurs and loading and unloading of glass slides.
  • Must be comfortable working in a highly interactive team setting and as such must exhibit excellent collaborative and communication skills within their team and with stakeholders.
  • Microsoft Office and Google Apps knowledge required.

  • Able to work in a fast-paced, highly interactive team environment
  • Visual acuity to see small details while performing QC of whole slide images
  • Capable of operating independently to execute tasks at hand
  • Adherence to established policies, procedures and safety requirements
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, management and clients.

  • BS degree in animal sciences or similar field with a minimum of 1-2 years recent experience performing the procedures described above is required.
  • Proven technical skills, attention to detail, strong interpersonal, communication (oral and written) and organizational skills are required.
  • Must be able to lift at least 15 lbs.
  • Work hours are commensurate with business needs.

Pay Rate Range: $30-40/hr. Salary will be commensurate with experience
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