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HistoWiz Immunohistochemistry Manager 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.

We are looking for an experienced IHC Manager to support the Department in our fast-growing startup. Under the general direction and supervision of the Chief Pathologist, you will apply your expertise and skills to support the day to day operations of the IHC Department, maintain high levels of quality control (QC) as well as help expand the products and services that we offer.

Requirements

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of experience in managing a scientific team. Additional experience working at a CRO or diagnostic lab, IHC assay design, implementation and trouble-shooting with programmable autostainer equipment along with expertise with immunofluorescence (IF) and in-situ hybridization (ISH) techniques is highly preferred. Job responsibilities include overseeing optimization of new antibodies for single and multiplex staining, development of new protocols, updating SOPs and training new employees, documentation and archiving according to relevant regulations, having weekly update calls with top clients and assisting the sales team with technical issues.

The ability to ensure the timeliness and quality of orders in the lab will be key metrics for success. Emphasis will be placed on candidates with prior experience validating assays for IHC and IF, performing quality control (QC), and those with positions of responsibility. The candidate should be able to organize and prioritize tasks, be detail oriented, coordinate in ordering supplies and maintain inventory, work independently and effectively collaborate with the team including engineers, scientists, technicians and senior management. Should have in depth technical knowledge as well as excellent verbal and communication skills.

Benefits

The right candidate will have the opportunity for fast professional growth and career development, get involved with other aspects of the business, and be involved with an exciting biotech startup from the ground up.

We believe in investing in our employees’ professional development, and encourage networking within the bioscience, tech, and startup communities for all our employees and collaborators. Above all, we look to foster strong team values, where we support each other through this fast-paced, ever-growing environment. Compensation is top-notch and stock option is available for outstanding employees, commensurate with the impact you have within our organization, and for the scientific community overall. In addition, we provide the time and freedom to pursue independent projects in collaboration with the Histowiz R&D team.

  • 100% coverage on employee health, vision and dental insurance

  • STARTUP NY benefits (exempt from New York State and NYC personal income tax, 10-15% salary per year)

  • Parental leave

  • NY Commuter benefits

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) and Health Savings Account (HSA)

  • Retirement planning (401k)

  • 3 weeks PTO

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