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Research Associate(IHC)

Snap Staffing
Culver City, CA
  • $55 Hourly
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Paid Time Off
  • Full-Time



Are you looking for an opportunity to join a cutting-edge companion diagnostics team that’s developed new companion diagnostics products? THEN READ ON! Our client’s technology is being harnessed and supported through a major University Research partner and the Series ‘A’ funding has exceeded all expectations. As the project progresses you will transition from training onsite within the University lab to a brand-new state of the art facility.

Immediate fast-track opportunity for a Research Associate in LA, CA, who possesses:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science or medical technology from an accredited institution OR Associate’s degree in a laboratory science (chemical or biological science) or medical laboratory technology from an accredited institution
  • Ability to function effectively in a global scientific and cultural arena.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills.
  • Continuous quality improvement mindset and attention to detail.
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced small company environment.
  • Proficient in using MS Office Suite and other relevant software tools.
  • Desirable experience with immunohistochemical (IHC) staining and use of a microscope.
  • Desirable experience with Design Control, Product Development or Manufacturing around Medical/Diagnostics devices.
  • Experience in cancer biology is helpful.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Unlicensed laboratory personnel provide general laboratory assistance and conduct routine experiments in accordance with laboratory and safety protocols, under the direct and constant supervision of the Laboratory Director and/or Clinical Laboratory Scientist.
  • “Direct and constant supervision” means personal observation and critical evaluation of the activity of unlicensed laboratory personnel by a physician and surgeon or personnel licensed during the entire time that the unlicensed laboratory personnel are engaged in the duties specified below.
  • Some examples of IHC specific activities conducted under supervision are:
    • Section blocks and bake slides
    • Label blocks or unstained sections
    • Process tissues by embedding in paraffin or performing microtomy
    • Stain, cover slip, label slides
    • Stain a Hematoxylin-and-eosin (H&E) section
    • Perform immunohistochemistry (IHC)
    • Photograph IHC and/or scan slides using an automated slide scanner
  • Following the laboratory's standard operating procedures (SOPs) for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting, and maintaining records of patient results with supervision.
  • Assist in preventive maintenance and troubleshooting of equipment.
  • Assist in the performance of quality control procedures.

Position Offers:

  • Base Salary of $55-90K
  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • PTO/Vacation Time
  • More benefits to be shared upon start

If you’d like to explore, send us your resume to and we’ll follow up with you right away!


Snap Staffing

Culver City, CA
90230 USA



Posted date

May 19, 2023
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