About Aquaro Histology

Aquaro Histology develops innovative customer-centric products for the histology lab. Its first product, the AquaroASM, automates the transfer of paraffin-embedded sections directly from the microtome to slides. Future products that are currently under development will encompass other automation technologies for the histology lab. Our team is growing and seeking highly motivated, creative individuals. Check back frequently for future open positions.

Our Listings

For all positions, salary/wage range will commensurate with experience/education. To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to jobs (at) aquarobio (dot) com.

Field Application Specialist (FAS) - Histology - West Coast

  • Position: Field Application Specialist (FAS) – Histology
  • Effective: 06/08/2017
  • Categories: Commercial (Sales/Customer Support)
  • Experience: Mid-Level
  • Employment Type: Full time – Salary
  • Work Remotely:  West Coast Territories: Yes
  • Report to: VP – Service and Customer Support

Description:  Aquaro Histology Inc. is seeking smart, motivated, energetic, team-oriented individuals to assist with product sales and support. We are a startup company in Ann Arbor, MI developing, manufacturing and selling products & devices to streamline histology. We are releasing an automated section mounting device that, when paired with a microtome, automates the tissue sectioning and slide mounting process.

The Field Application Specialist position will be responsible for providing scientific expertise, applications support and training to customers of Aquaro Histology’s product line through a variety of interfaces including in-person, phone and email communications. The position will partner with sales representatives in the field, as well as the marketing and support team, to deliver product specific pre- and post-sales support, enabling the adoption and implementation of Aquaro products.

An ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, comfort and confidence interacting with customers, diversified knowledge of Anatomical Pathology, along with significant firsthand work experience in research and clinical histology laboratories.

A successful candidate will conduct impactful product demonstrations, act as a trusted expert to our customers, work closely with Sales, Marketing and Service management to ensure customer satisfaction and loyalty, help drive continued success of the business and the timely achievement of team and company goals.

Key Responsibilities: Responsible for pre- and post-sales support for Aquaro product sales in the field of Histology with a minimum of technical or administrative guidance and oversight. Must be able to communicate effectively with a diverse set of customers and internal stakeholders of the company and work collaboratively across different functional teams.

Pre-Sales Support

  • Organize and perform product demonstrations at customer sites, providing training and technical support during customer evaluations
  • Collaborate with potential customers and Sales Representatives to identify and develop solutions and strategies to meet customer specific goals
  • Act as a source of technical expertise in Histology and the Aquaro product line
  • Network with customers and provide feedback to Product Development and the Marketing
  • Team on customer requirements for product enhancements, new applications and new products
  • Represent company at trade shows and vendor shows presenting company products and gather information

Post-Sales Support

  • Provide remote and on-site start-up application support for new users
  • Perform new product installations and new user training as needed
  • Provide product and application information, answer customer inquiries and escalate complaints in a timely manner as necessary
  • Liaise with Service to provide troubleshooting support to customers in the field
  • Report regularly on customer and technical activities in the field, providing continuous updates to customer contact information and relevant technical or product use information


  • Maintain updated scientific knowledge, staying current on scientific trends in histology and advancements in the industry
  • Assist with generation and qualification of sales leads
  • Assist Marketing, Service and Development teams with development of product, technical support and application documentation; may include lab work and data analysis
  • Accountable for proper management of expenses, scheduling and tracking of activities
    Effective and comfortable working remotely

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate Degree or greater in a life sciences or related discipline is required
  • Minimum of 7 years’ work experience within Life Sciences is required
  • Minimum of 4 years’ work experience as a bench Histotechnician or Histotechnologist (or equivalent) with strong skills and experience with paraffin embedded tissue sectioning, mounting and staining
  • Lab experience with operations under regulatory and/or ISO control
  • Experience and success in a customer facing role (may substitute with experience providing technical or scientific support to an internal audience)
  • Energetic personality, excited by a small companyand a dynamic role
  • Willingness and capability to travel an estimated 40 – 60 %, including overnight stays
  • Able to move and handle demo equipment, coordinate shipping of products, and lift 30 pounds (Required to conduct on-site demonstrations)
  • Valid Driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or greater in a life sciences or related discipline
  • ASCP Certification as Histotechnician or Histotechnologist – not required but helpful
  • Lab experience in both a clinical and research setting
  • Work experience in the Pre-Analytical Tissue Diagnostics Industry
  • Nimble, capable of working in a fast-paced environment, and able to demonstrate a sense of urgency
  • Experience effectively managing schedule, external meetings and negotiating schedule conflicts

Positions Available: 1

City/Location of Position(s):

  • San Diego or San Francisco

Zip Code of Job Location(s):

  • 92102 / 94102 – San Diego / San Francisco


  • West Coast, USA

Histologist/Test Technician

  • Position: Histologist/Test Technician
  • Effective: 04/1/2019
  • Categories: Research and Development
  • Experience: Mid-Level
  • Employment Type: Full time – Hourly
  • Location: HQ in Ann Arbor, MI
  • Report to: Product Development Director

Description: Aquaro Histology Inc. is seeking a creative, collaborative, self-motivated individual with Histology experience to join our Quality Team. We are a startup company in Ann Arbor, MI developing, manufacturing and selling products & devices to streamline histology. We are releasing a section mounting device that, when paired with a microtome, assists the tissue sectioning and slide mounting process.

Job Responsibilities

  • Tracks and labels tissue blocks upon receipt
  • Conducts problem resolution for specimen issues, communicates possible resolutions to the team as needed
  • Performs functions for histologic preparation of slides including but not limited to embedding, slide preparation, staining, labeling, and cover slipping
  • Assess quality of slides and prepare presentations to cross functional team as needed
  • Performs special stains as appropriate
  • Assists in establishing Quality Control policies.
  • Performs and documents required maintenance, calibrations, and troubleshooting of laboratory instrumentation and test systems
  • Act as “voice of customer” for new projects or improvements of current devices
  • Monitor and order lab materials as needed with appropriate approval
  • Manage disposal of hazardous waste management of materials used and produced in quality department
  • Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, organized and professional under stressful situations
  • Be able to write, execute, document, and summarize test protocols
  • Support research and development characterization
  • Execute test protocols and complete documentation per good documentation practices
  • Ability to follow verbal and written request/instructions


  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in clinical or research histology lab
  • Certified Histologist
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office