Tech II/III/IV, Histological



Position Details

Requisition Number

S177P

Home Org Name

Pathobiology

Division Name

College of Veterinary Medicine

Position Title

Tech II/III/IV, Histological

Job Class Code

IC04

Appointment Status

Full-time

Part-time FTE

Limited Term

No

Limited Term Length

Job Summary

Performs laboratory procedures involving histological tissue preparations, immunohistochemistry, histochemistry, and assists research associates with special projects and activities.

Essential Functions

1. Receives and accessions tissue specimens, performs gross trimming and histological preparation of tissue samples.
2. Assures time sensitive preparations of diagnostic, research and teaching histology slides, orders supplies, inspects and maintains equipment and facilities and coordinates with others for facility and equipment maintenance.
3. Maintains a safe, clean work environment including proper labelling, use, and storage of chemicals/specimens, and disposal of the same.
4. Provides professional and administrative assistance for developing proposals, plans, and protocols, coordinating support services from others, and preparing reports.

Education Level

Associates degree

Field of Study

Medical Laboratory Technology, Veterinary Technology, Animal Sciences or related science field.

Years of Experience

2 years of experience for Level II

Area of Experience

Experience in histology practices including tissue trimming and fixation, tissue processing, embedding, microtomy, staining and related laboratory operations.

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Level III – Associates degree in a technical or scientific field related to area of assignment plus 4 years of experience. Experience must include at least 2 years at the preceding level or equivalent.

Level IV – Associates degree in a technical or scientific field related to area of assignment plus 6 years of experience. Experience must include at least 2 years at the preceding level or equivalent.

Education Level

Field of Study

Years of Experience

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Desired Qualifications

Certification as Histotechnician or Histotechnologist ( ASCP ) desired.

Salary Grade

30

Salary Range

$28,000 - $58,400

Job Category

Agricultural/Veterinary Medicine

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

7:45 am - 4:45 pm with some weekends and/or holidays

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Regularly involves lifting, bending, standing or other physical exertion. Often exposed to one or more elements such as heat, cold, noise, dust, dirt, sharps, body fluids and chemicals, with one often to the point of being objectionable. Injuries may re

Posting Date

03/19/2020

Closing Date

EEO Statement

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Other
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How were you made aware of this opportunity?
    • AU Employment website
    • Employment websites (Indeed, HigherEd Jobs, etc.)
    • Veterans Assistance Services
    • Disability Assistance Services
    • Newspaper
    • Professional Journal
    • Listserv
    • HR email
    • Social Media
    • State Employment Service
    • Walk-in
    • Other
  2. * Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University.
    • Not a current Auburn employee
    • Current Auburn employee in position less than one year
    • Current Auburn employee in position more than one year
  3. * Do you have an Associate's degree or higher in Medical Laboratory Technology, Veterinary Technology, Animal Sciences or related science field?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have 2 years of experience in histology practices OR an advanced degree to use in lieu of years of experience?
    • Yes
    • No


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