Histology Technician

Fremont, CA /
General /
Neuralink is developing ultra-high bandwidth brain-machine interfaces to connect humans and computers. We are building a team of multidisciplinary experts passionate about making a world-changing impact.

Neuralink is seeking a motivated individual for the role of Histology Technician, with a demonstrated ability to work both independently and under supervision to validate a variety of materials and methods. He/she will help develop high throughput processes for slice preparation, detection methods, and data curation. He/she will provide timely, constructive feedback to teams across multiple disciplines.

Primary Job Duties: 
Specimen processing: Grossing, dissection, microtomy (frozen specimens), mounting sections on slides. (50%)

Immunohistochemistry and Staining: Multi-channel immunostaining, and special stains. (25%)

Imaging and Analysis: Imaging with optical microscopy, performing qualitative and quantitative data analysis. (10%)

Laboratory Maintenance: Maintaining laboratory equipment, preparing reagents, performing quality control tests, keeping records and inventories. (10%)

Other duties, including participating in feedback and coordinating with other teams. (5%)

Key Qualifications:

    • BA/BS in Biology, Biochemistry, Immunology or a related field, with 2+ years of laboratory experience.
    • 1+ years of Histology and Immunohistochemistry experience and knowledge of basic/fundamental histology and troubleshooting principles
    • Ability to carry out and document experiments consistently, according to standard operating procedures (SOPs).

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience with brightfield and fluorescence microscopy
    • Experience with or knowledge of a variety of routine and specialized histology and detection techniques
    • Experience with image analysis using ImageJ or other quantification tools
    • Experience with Python or other programming languages
    • Experience working in a GLP setting

What we offer:

    • An opportunity to change the world and work with some of the smartest and the most talented experts from different fields.
    • Growth potential. We rapidly advance team members who have an outsized impact.
    • Flexible vacation policy.
    • Excellent medical, dental and vision insurance through a PPO plan.
    • Meals provided.
    • Stock options.
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