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HistoWiz Chief Pathologist in Brooklyn, New York

About HistoWiz

HistoWiz is a biotechnology company that automates histopathology for biomedical researchers. Our rapid online services and intelligent tissue platform enable discovery and advancements in the field by allowing tissue-driven data mining for the first time.

Since inception in 2013, HistoWiz has over 1,000 customers globally from top academic institutions (e.g. MSKCC, Harvard, Stanford, HHMI) and pharmaceutical companies (e.g. CRISPR, Johnson & Johnson, Regeneron). We are profitable, won numerous awards and are funded by prestigious investors, including Y-Combinator and Zhenfund. We are seasoned scientists with experience at leading academic institutions and have published high impact research in top journals of biomedicine.

Our proprietary histopathology platform, PathologyMap, not only enables the fastest turnaround time for histology, but also unprecedented online viewing, search, data management, sharing, tagging, analysis and diagnosis. No other platform like this exists, so we are truly building something new that can bridge scientists, doctors, and patients from all over the world to conquer life-threatening diseases collaboratively instead of individually.

About the position

We are looking for a creative and strategic leader to plan and implement scientific products as they relate to pathology. This person will serve as the Lab Director and help translate scientific discoveries an into marketable reality.

Position details

  • Keep the CEO informed of all major aspects of pathology and IHC

  • Oversee the management and responsibilities of all consulting pathologists

  • Coordinate with histology personnel to ensure the adequacy and integrity of all histology and pathology studies

  • Hold primary responsibility in overseeing all immunohistochemistry studies and assay development/troubleshooting

  • Sign off on QC/QA work

  • Review or assign other pathologists as necessary to review all GLP pathology reports, prior to finalization and signatures

  • Coordinate with the Quality Assurance Unit to ensure GLP compliance

  • Communicate the company’s scientific product offerings and capabilities to the scientific community and customers


Experience Requirements

  • MD or DVM degree from the United States

  • 5+ years of experience in the biotech/pharma industry or an academic research setting

  • In depth knowledge of tissue-based assays and troubleshooting (e.g. IHC, ISH, IF)

  • Previous management experience

Highly desired additional experience

  • Ph.D. in a relevant scientific field

  • Experience with GLP/GCP

  • Translational pathology research on target validation, investigative toxicology, or immuno-oncology

  • Experience with drug development and companion diagnostics


We believe in investing in our employees’ professional development, and encourage networking within the biotech, pharma, and tech industries. Compensation is highly competitive and stock options are available for outstanding employees, commensurate with the impact you have within our organization. Employee benefits include:

  • Employer-sponsored health, vision, and dental insurance through Aetna

  • STARTUP NY benefits (exempt from New York State personal income tax, New York City resident income tax, Yonkers resident income tax surcharge, and Yonkers nonresident earnings tax)

  • 3 weeks PTO (excluding company observed holidays)

  • Travel expense reimbursement