Life Science Technician I

Location
Stanford
Posted
Jun 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Stanford University

Life Science Technician I

Job Number:
75176

Research technician at Stanford University's Hopkins Marine Station, in Pacific Grove, CA.


One year fixed term 90% FTE position. Under the direction of the Principal Investigator the technician will assist with research related to genetic characterization of marine communities using DNA barcoding of kelp forest and fish market samples in the context of ongoing research into marine conservation and management. The position will also include grant reports and data analysis.

Research duties include:

  • Documenting genetic variation. This will include processing samples in the lab for DNA extraction and sequencing as well as entering, managing, and analyzing the resulting data. This will require the use (or development) of many research skills using a variety of molecular genetic and bioinformatics tools.

  • Laboratory maintenance including maintaining the lab and taking responsibility for ordering some of the general supplies.

    There is potential for extension of the technician position to other research projects.

    The successful applicant will be highly organized, have attention to detail, be able to work as an independent part of a team, have a basic understanding of and facility with standard computer software programs, and have practical experience with a variety of standard molecular and analytical tools (for example, DNA extraction, PCR, gel electrophoresis, DNA sequencing, etc). In addition to these basic requirements, we desire an applicant with an interest in marine ecosystems and their ecological functioning.

    Final offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of national criminal background check, national sex offender registry search and, where applicable, driving record.

    Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



    Job: Research

    Location: School of Humanities and Sciences
    Schedule: Part-time
    Classification Level:

    To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: stanfordcareers.stanford.edu

    Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.






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