Life Science Research Professional 1
Job posting number: #7074229
Posted: January 20, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionStanford University is seeking a Life Science Research Professional 1 to perform basic functions and activities involved in defined research projects, and independently conduct and analyze experiments.
About the Department of Pathology
Comprised of extraordinary faculty and staff, our mission is to improve the diagnosis, treatment and basic understanding of human disease. We accomplish this through our clinical services, research, and training the future leaders in pathology and related fields. A major focus of clinical research in the Department continues to be the correlation of patient outcome and treatment response with the surgical pathologic diagnosis of human cancers. Everything we do is to provide the highest quality of pathology diagnostic services to the patients for whom we passionately care.
For more information about the department visit http://pathology.stanford.edu/
About the Position
A LSRP position is available in the Svensson Laboratory in the Department of Pathology at Stanford University. The Svensson lab uses an integrated approach of biochemistry, mass spectrometry and animal physiology to study novel pathways in metabolic disease. We are looking to hire an enthusiastic, motivated and energetic individual to join our team. The LSRP will be involved in defined research projects and will be responsible for independently conducting experiments and analyzing data. The position also includes lab management tasks such as ordering supplies, maintaining detailed lab records, and adhering to safety regulations. We specifically welcome candidates who aspire to graduate/medical school. Ideally, he/she will be looking to further their career by learning and adopting new research skill-sets. In addition to comparable research compensations, the LSRP will have the opportunity to learn and to develop their skillsets and merits through research publications and presentations.
For more information about the laboratory visit http://www.svenssonlabstanford.org/
Plan approach to experiments in support of research projects in lab and/or field based on knowledge of scientific theory.
Independently conduct experiments; maintain detailed records of experiments and outcomes.
Apply the theories and methods of a life science discipline to interpret and perform analyses of experiment results; offer suggestions regarding modifications to procedures and protocols in collaboration with senior researcher.
Review literature on an ongoing basis to remain current with new procedures and apply learnings to related research.
Contribute to publication of findings as needed. Participate in the preparation of written documents, including procedures, presentations, and proposals.
Help with general lab maintenance as needed; maintain lab stock, manage chemical inventory and safety records, and provide general lab support as needed.
Assist with orientation and training of new staff or students on lab procedures or techniques.
*- Other duties may also be assigned
A bachelor’s degree in biological sciences or a related field.
Previous experience working with laboratory mice.
Knowledge of basic techniques in molecular biology and protein biochemistry.
Strong analytical skills and excellent judgment.
Ability to work under deadlines with general guidance is essential.
Must be accurate, efficient, organized, have excellent record keeping abilities, ability to work with team members in a cooperative fashion, and have excellent communication skills.
Education & Expirence (REQUIRED):
Bachelor's degree in related scientific field.
Knoowledge, Skills And Abilities (REQUIRED):
General understanding of scientific principles. Demonstrated performance to use knowledge and skills when needed.
Demonstrated ability to apply theoretical knowledge of science principals to problem solve work.
Ability to maintain detailed records of experiments and outcomes.
General computer skills and ability to quickly learn and master computer programs, databases, and scientific applications.
Ability to work under deadlines with general guidance.
Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to accurately complete detailed work.