Life Science Research Professional 1
Company: Stanford Medicine
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: January 12, 2022
The Ting Lab at Stanford University is seeking a Life Science
Research Professional 1 to manage daily laboratory functions, as
well as support specific research projects in the design and
execution of biochemistry, molecular biology, and cell biology
experiments. As our lab manager, you will have the opportunity to
work as part of a close-knit team of exceptional researchers,
support the production of high-impact work, and publish your
investigations. We seek motivated recent college graduates with
substantial research experience who are looking for a launching pad
into the next phase of their career.
- Support daily laboratory functions and research by purchasing
reagents, maintaining laboratory stocks, overseeing laboratory
safety, maintaining laboratory equipment, managing chemical
inventory, and providing general lab support as needed.
- Assist with orientation and training of new staff or students
on lab procedures or techniques.
- Work with the PI (Alice Ting) to maintain a positive and
inclusive lab culture.
- Plan and execute biochemical and/or cell biological experiments
related to specific research projects in the Ting laboratory. The
Ting laboratory develops molecular technologies, such as proximity
labeling and calcium recorders, for the study of protein networks
and cellular networks in cell biology and neuroscience. LSRP1 may
work on one or more of the project areas described here:
- Analyze data and troubleshoot experiments in collaboration with
a 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.
- Starting date in mid-March, 2022.
*- Other duties may also be assigned.
Bachelor's in Molecular Biology or Biochemistry
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 foot controls.
- 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
- 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 .
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
about COVID policies and guidelines for Stanford University Staff,
- Schedule: Full-time
- Job Code: 4945
- Employee Status: Regular
- Pay Grade: E
- Department URL: http://genetics.stanford.edu/
- Requisition ID: 92475 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 about COVID policies and guidelines
for Stanford University Staff, please visit
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