Back to List

Histology Technician

Req ID #: 223535

Durham, North Carolina, USA

About this job

We are seeking a Histology Technician for our Safety Assessment site located in Durham, NC.

We are seeking a Histology Technician for our Safety Assessment site located in Durham, NC.

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 7:00am - 3:30pm

The Histology Technician will perform histology laboratory procedures, participate in the documentation of all activities as required, and assist with shipping and receiving of samples.


  • Assist with and perform basic to advanced histology procedures (trimming, processing, embedding, microtomy, staining, and coverslipping, slide QC, special stains, thin/thick sections, IHC, and serial/step sectioning)
  • Receive samples, complete tracking documentation, and prepare pathology materials and data for shipment and archiving
  • Prepare study specific procedure documentation.
  • Review documentation of functions performed as part of quality control requirements
  • Prepare responses to audits, deviations, and other documentation from internal and external reviews of data.
  • Perform method development experiments trouble shoot technical challenges, and/or offer solutions to technical challenges.
  • May assist in training junior staff
  • May serve as a source for pathology related study information, which may require attendance of study meetings and/or conduct of meetings.
  • May independently perform basic necropsy procedures (basic dissection, tissue collection/preservation, fresh tissue trimming, sample collection).
  • May assist with and perform specialized necropsy procedures (collection of tissues for special procedures, perfusion fixation, fetal evaluation, specialized dissection, neurodissection, photography, etc.).
CRL site

About Charles River

Charles River is an early-stage Contact Research Organization (CRO). Here, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people's lives. With 100 sites around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our clients' unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world.

Learn More