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Research Assistant - Histopathology Core Laboratory

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Date: Mar 1, 2019

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

The UC Histopathology Core Laboratory is a CLIA-certified, fee-for-service core facility in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.  The mission of the UC Histopathology Core Lab is to provide tissue histology services in support of clinical and research initiatives at the University of Cincinnati.  The ideal candidate for this specialized position will under general supervision, process anatomical tissue and perform routine to complex histologic procedures to provide data on the functioning of tissues and organs and causes or progress of disease.  Skills or interest in learning tissue processing and preparation for transmission electron microscopy, and assisting with ultrastructural examination and photography, would also be very desirable.



  • Evaluate the suitability of tissue specimens for histologic analysis, includes determining the proper technical procedure appropriate in the preparation of specific specimens.
  • Prepare tissue specimens for analysis while ensuring that proper conditions are maintained, includes, but is not limited to accessioning, grossing, frozen section preparation, routine processing and embedding, microtomy, and cryotomy. 


Minimum Qualifications:   Bachelor's degree in a profession/field or equivalent level of knowledge. 


NOTE:  This position does not qualify for Visa sponsorship.



This position will be a professional position paid at an hourly rate.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


REQ: 35980


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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