Histology Technician II:
Charles River Laboratories, Inc.

Charles River Laboratories, Inc.
S. San Francisco California

For nearly 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work e perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.




We are seeking an experienced Histology Technician II for our South San Francisco site.

In this role, the Histology Technician II will be responsible for performing routine and advanced histology procedures including processing, embedding, microtomy, cryosectioning, staining, coverslipping and slide scanning, slide QC, special stains and thick/thin sectioning.  They will conduct all slide and tissue cassette printing, and slide labeling.  

The successful candidate will be able to perform necropsy procedures including blood and tissue collection, fixation (including perfusion, snap freezing, OCT embedding), fresh tissue trimming and organ weights.  They will be able to differentiate normal from abnormal tissue.  They will also track samples and supplies, maintain instrument records and may assist in training of new staff.

The following are minimum requirements related to the Histology Technician II position.

Interested candidates will have a High School Diploma or equivalent with 3 years of pathology laboratory experience.  An Associate’s Degree or equivalent in a Biological Science program is preferred. An ASCP Certification at the HT or HTL level is also preferred.  (An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience requirements listed above.)




Equal Employment Opportunity


Charles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet



About Insourcing Solutions
Charles River Insourcing Solutions℠ can streamline research by delivering operational and cost efficiencies through the strategic insourcing of GMP, GLP and non-GLP research services from discovery through safety assessment. Insourcing Solutions℠ provides you with the ability to maintain control of your facility and expertise while leveraging available space.

About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.

With over 11,000 employees within 70 facilities in 18 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges.  Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2016, revenue increased by 23.3% to $1.68 billion from $1.36 billion in 2015.

At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of ~70% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2016.

For more information, please visit www.criver.com.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Charles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet

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