Life Science Research Professional 1 (2 Openings)
Company: Stanford Medicine
Location: San Jose
Posted on: May 15, 2022
The Stanford University Cardiovascular Institute Biobank (SCVI) is
seeking a Life Science Research Professional 1 (LSRP) to perform
basic functions and activities involved in defined research
projects, and independently conduct and analyze experiments.
The LSRP1 will apply molecular biology skills to identify
therapeutic targets for cardiovascular diseases. The successful
candidate will use cutting-edge technology and will be a member of
a multi-disciplinary team consisting of molecular biologists,
geneticists, and computational scientists. The project builds on
recent initiatives at the SCVI Biobank to generate large numbers of
human iPSCs. The aim of the project is to identify genes and
pathways relevant for cardiovascular disease.
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 of Science in molecular biology or related
Experience and excellent practical skills in human cell culture
Experience in the application of a range of molecular biology
Excellent organization and record-keeping skills.
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
Ability to communicate effectively with team members and
Experience and understanding of biological safety regulations and
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Bachelor's degree in related scientific field.
KNOWLEDGE, 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
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.
CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:
Frequently stand, walk, twist, bend, stoop, squat, grasp lightly,
use fine manipulation, grasp forcefully, perform desk-based
computer tasks, use telephone, write by hand, lift, carry, push and
pull objects weighing over 40 pounds.
Occasionally sit, kneel, crawl, reach and work above shoulders,
sort and file paperwork or parts.
Rarely climb, scrub, sweep, mop, chop and mix or operate hand and
Must have correctible vision to perform duties of the job.
Ability to bend, squat, kneel, stand, reach above shoulder level,
and move on hard surfaces for up to eight hours.
Ability to lift heavy objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
Ability to work in a dusty, dirty, and odorous environment.
Position may require repetitive motion.
*- Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University
will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a
disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential
functions of his or her job.
May require working in close proximity to blood borne
May require work in an environment where animals are used for
teaching and research.
Position may at times require the employee to work with or be in
areas where hazardous materials and/or infectious diseases are
Employee must perform tasks that require the use of personal
protective equipment, such as safety glasses and shoes, protective
clothing and gloves, and possibly a respirator.
May require extended or unusual work hours based on research
requirements and business needs.
WORK STANDARDS (from JDL):
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with
Stanford colleagues and clients and with external
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal
responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns;
uses and promotes safe behaviors bases on training and lessons
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University
policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel
policies and other policies found in the University's
Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu .
Job Code: 4945
Employee Status: Regular
Pay Grade: E
Requisition ID: 89724
As an organization that receives federal funding, Stanford
University has a COVID-19 vaccination requirement that will apply
to all university employees, including those working remotely in
the United States and applicable subcontractors. To learn more
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