H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center

Tampa, FL

Job posting number: #7089348 (Ref:hlj_33944)

Posted: November 17, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Tissue Core Facility at the Moffitt Cancer Center is seeking a talented and motivated individual to join the Research Histology Laboratory as a Research Specialist I.

The Research Specialist I will be responsible for request management and support for the histology laboratory research requests in the following ways:

  • Request intake and requirements gathering
  • Histology equipment routine maintenance in accordance with CAP guidelines
  • Specimen labeling, processing and/or handling
  •  May include Microtomy and Cryotomy
  • Documentation and inventory management in inventory system application

The Research Specialist I should possess knowledge that will allow them to perform general laboratory techniques and follow established practices and protocols in the core facility. Performs assigned tasks and learns new procedures under minimal direction of senior staff. Must demonstrate the ability to apply related concepts in broadly defined means with minimal guidance. Attends in-house courses, seminars and workshops, related to core activities and cancer biology. Proficient use of Microsoft applications is necessary.


Associate degree with one year experience (preferred) or Bachelors of Science degree in a biological science with hands-on lab experience (desired). HT/HTL is preferred. Minimum of an high school degree with 3 years’ experience.

Mission To create a Moffitt culture of diversity and inclusion as we strive to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. Vision Moffitt Cancer Center is recognized as the model wherein the diversity of our employees and communities is valued and supported as essential components to contributing to the prevention and cure of cancer. The cancer center is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the cancer center to prohibit unlawful discrimination and harassment of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to workforce members and applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, veteran’s status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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Job posting number:#7089348 (Ref:hlj_33944)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center
United States
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