Physical Science Research Professional 1
The Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford (MIPS) was established to bring together scientists and physicians who share a common interest in developing and using state-of-the-art imaging technology and developing molecular imaging assays for studying intact biological systems. MIPS has a small animal imaging facility, a radiopharmaceutical facility, and clinical imaging equipment in the Department of Radiology including computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and positron emission tomography combined with CT (PET/CT) or MRI (PET/MRI). The Stanford Radiology Cyclotron and Radiochemistry Program, directed by Dr. Frederick T. Chin, develops and offers radiotracers for early detection and therapeutic monitoring of disease in both preclinical and clinical imaging settings.
Stanford University is seeking a Physical Science Research Professional 1 to apply knowledge and understanding of a scientific discipline or related technology in laboratories engaged in research in the physical sciences. Typically apply basic technical knowledge to research projects, guided by broad policies and professional knowledge. DUTIES INCLUDE: Assist in the setup and design of electronic circuits, mechanical parts, and other components. Perform technical procedures to gather data in support of a research project. Assist in analyzing and interpreting research data to recognize irregularities and invalid results, organize data, and develop models allowing for integration and display of data. Maintain and control laboratory supplies, equipment, and systems, and perform modifications. Assist in modification and adaption of standard protocols and procedures. Assist in preparation of papers for publication and scientific and program reporting.* - Other duties may also be assigned
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
- Bachelors' degree and two years of experience in related scientific field, or combination of education and relevant experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED): Demonstrated experience applying multidisciplinary scientific principles and practices to perform and assist with experimental design and coordinate laboratory activity. Demonstrated experience with analysis and interpretation of research data, and ability to recognize irregularities and invalid results. Demonstrated ability to organize data and develop models allowing for integration and display of data. Basic experience with scientific software applications, systems, or programs relevant for the job. Ability to coordinate and work with scientific or research staff and assist with technical procedures. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, and to provide information to scientific and research staff. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*: 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 environment.
* - 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.
WORKING CONDITIONS: May be exposed to high voltage electricity, radiation or electromagnetic fields, lasers, noise>80dB TWA, chemicals, asbestos and heavy metals. May work in confined spaces; work at heights and temperature extremes. May work extended or unusual work hours based on research and project requirements. WORK STANDARDS: Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations. Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Location: School of Medicine, California, United States
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.