Job Details

Senior Histology Technician

Job Number: 527919
Categories: Allied Health Professionals
Dallas, TX

Department: Pathology
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular


This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information


Salary Negotiable 

Experience and Education

In clinical setting: High school graduation or GED equivalent, successful completion of histology training program, four (4) years experience as Histology Technician or equivalent, and certification as Histology Technician (HT or HTL) by ASCP.OR;
In research setting: Bachelor's degree in Biology or other related field with 2 years of specific Electron Microscopy courses; OR,  Associate's degree in Biology or related field and two (2) years experience as Histology Technician or equivalent required.

Job Duties

Prepares special (e.g., livers, kidneys, etc.) histology preparations.      
Performs specialized histology and histochemical procedures, such as those for enzymes, polysaccharides, and immunofluorescents.      
Maintains laboratory inventories and quality control; constructs, assembles, and operates laboratory equipment; troubleshoots equipment as necessary.     
Prepares teaching materials for use in instruction of medical students and resident physicians.      
Assists in operation and management of laboratory; determines work priorities and advises histology technicians of lower grade as to appropriate procedures and techniques to be followed.     
Participates in research and development, review of current literature, and revision of laboratory operation and methodology.      
May serve as bench instructor for histology training program.       
Collects and organizes research data for project reports.       
Provides working supervision for small group of histology technicians, students, and/or other supportive laboratory personnel of lower grade.     
Performs duties of Histology Technician as required.       
Performs other duties as assigned.       

**Other Duties:  Performs other duties as assigned. 

UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; gender, including sexual harassment; age; disability; citizenship; and veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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