Research Associate II/ III

Nanostring Technologies, Inc. Seattle , WA 98113

Posted 3 months ago

NanoString is searching for a qualified, highly motivated Immunohistochemistry Research Associate responsible for supervising the daily activities and outcomes of the pathology laboratory. This position will have a role on the performing a novel new spatial profiling technology services, an approach for measuring expression levels of proteins and nucleic acids in a highly multiplexed manner in specific areas of tissues (a new paradigm in Digital Immunohistochemisty). The work is highly interdisciplinary and will involve working closely with biologists, hardware and software engineers. This position reports directly to the Director of Pathology Operation.

Essential Duties:

  • Develop immunohistochemistry stains protocols and write SOPs

  • Pathology laboratory setup and maintenance, including, performing preventative and corrective maintenance of pathology equipment and instruments

  • Coordinates inventory, ordering, and stocking of supplies

  • Monitor hazardous waste generation for correct labeling and storage to comply with local and federal safety regulations

  • Maintain a high level of compliance and efficiency

  • Record and maintain detailed records

  • Effectively collaborate with other team members, including engineers, scientists, biologists, and senior management

  • Develop SOPs and train new employees


  • 3-5 years of hands-on experience in histopathology and working knowledge of IHC

  • BS in biology, pathology or related field

  • Immunohistochemistry experience.

  • Experience with Leica Biosystems Bond RX IHC auto-stainer.

  • Experience with imaging and assays involving tissue preparations.

  • Must be able to work in a fast pace environment and multi-task

  • Strong data recording and interpretation skills

  • Strong written and communication skills

  • Works independently and troubleshoots technical problems

  • Good organizational skills

  • Highly detail and quality oriented


  • Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) experience.

  • Project management skill.


  • See benefits at NanoString

  • NanoString is an equal opportunity employer that evaluate applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law.

  • NanoString participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is a web-based system that allows an employer to determine an employee's eligibility to work in the US using information reported on an employee's Form I-9. The E-Verify system confirms eligibility with both the Social Security Administration (SSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS). For more information, please go to the USCIS E-Verify website.



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Research Associate II/ III

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