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Histology Technican

Proclinical Staffing
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
Start date
31 May 2024
Closing date
14 Jun 2024

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R & D , Pre - clinical
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

Job Details

Proclinical is seeking a dedicated and skilled individual for the role of Histology Technician. This role is integral to multidisciplinary team and will provide technical support to various projects. The ideal candidate will be comfortable working both independently and collaboratively with researchers and other team members. Experience in tissue preparation for histological analysis is highly valued.

- Provide support within the Histology hub to enhance workflows and assist the Histology Specialist.
- Handle tissue processing, embedding, and sectioning both FFPE and cryo, as well as section staining.
- Contribute to Hub maintenance and housekeeping.
- Manage sample tracking and maintain accurate records.

Key Skills and Requirements:
- Proficiency in tissue preparation, grossing, and embedding of tissues.
- Advanced skills in microtomy (cryo and paraffin cutting) and extensive experience in staining (H&E, special stains, and IHC).
- Experience working with a wide variety of tissues and the ability to troubleshoot difficult tissues.
- Excellent record-keeping skills and practical experience using a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS).
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Ability to work well as part of a team and show initiative in work planning and prioritization.

Desirable Skills:
- Experience in FISH staining techniques, such as RNAscope.
- Previous work with human tissue.
- Adaptable approach to changing work priorities.

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contactJames Hume on

Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.


At ProClinical we have one aim: to support life science companies in the many challenges they face while combatting unmet medical need worldwide.

Ageing populations, rare diseases, epidemics and the millions of patients without access to medication are just a few of the pressing issues that life science companies contend with. The industry is under increasing pressure to develop new and innovative ways to save and improve patients’ lives. 

ProClinical’s mission is to support their work by connecting life science companies with the highly skilled professionals they need to continue innovating. 

Internal recruitment and HR teams often struggle to continuously source skilled, experienced professionals to fill highly-specialised and niche roles. ProClinical combines a deep understanding of the industry with extensive candidate networks to provide both a technical and cultural fit for our life science partners.


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