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Senior Histologist
North Yorkshire, Yorkshire

Senior Histologist

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Histologist to work at our client’s site in North Yorkshire on a 6-month contract. You will work within their modern purpose-built Histology department, where you will play a key role in the selection and subsequent processing of pre-clinical tissues providing the essential link between sample collection and pathological evaluation.

The Role

The responsibilities will be, but not limited to:

  • The development and use of anatomy skills to identify and trim tissue samples from a range of animal species
  • Processing and blocking of tissues using the latest automated tissue processing technology
  • Microtomy of embedded tissues using the latest motorised microtomes
  • Staining of tissue sections using a combination of methods and processes
  • Microscopic quality control of tissue sections
  • Precise labelling of samples and accurate recording of data
  • Adherence to Good Laboratory Practice regulations
  • Undertaking cross-training initiatives within other areas of Safety Assessment


The requirements for this role are as follows:

  • BSc (Hons) in Biomedical/ Biological Sciences or equivalent
  • 5 years’ experience working as a Histologist
  • Have experience managing a team
  • You will have a target-orientated outlook, suited to working within a fast-paced, production-intensive environment

To Apply

To apply for this role, simply apply to this advert, or alternatively you can send your CV to the email below.

All applications are subject to S3 Science’s stringent security vetting checks. Please note, only successful candidates will be contacted.

S3 Science is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and is committed to creating a diverse environment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status.


Salary: 11 - £13 per hour
Date Posted: 10/01/2018
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