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Stanford University
(Full-Time Temp with possibility to permanent position)

Job description:
The CNC (Cracking the Neural Code) Program of the Deisseroth Lab at Stanford University School of Medicine seeks a skilled and motivated Life Science Research Professional (LSRP) TEMP to perm employee to work 100% time. The LSRP will work under general guidance from the Principal Investigator and senior lab members to assist in research studying neural circuitry of psychiatric conditions such as depression, fear, and anxiety in animal models. The position includes performing a variety of in vivo and in vitro experiments related to animal models of disease, utilizing behavioral imaging techniques, as well as CLARITY, histological, surgical, molecular biological, and cell culture techniques. On the job training in specific techniques may be provided. The LSRP may assist in ordering supplies, maintaining lab records, and adhering to all Stanford safety regulations.

A four year degree in biology or related field and a general understanding of biological sciences principles is required. At least 1- 2 years of lab experience is required. General computer skills and the ability to quickly learn and master computer programs and strong analytical skills and judgment are required. Histology, immunohistochemistry, confocal microscopy or equivalent experience is desired. Experience with animal training, behavioral assays, and breeding/genotyping will be highly valued. Proficiency with basic molecular biology, biochemical assays, and cell culture techniques are a plus.

Performance of technical procedures, interpretation of results, recognition of irregularities, recommendations for modification of techniques and approaches will be expected. The LSRP must be self-motivated, a quick learner, technically adept, accurate, efficient, organized and keep detailed records. The ability to work under tight deadlines with general guidance is essential. The LSRP must also have good general basic computer skills (including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint), and must show preparedness to be trained to use specialized scientific software. In addition, the LSRP must have excellent communication skills with the ability to work independently as well as in a team.

This is a Temporary position. To apply, please email your resume to: [email protected]

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.

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.

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Job No:
Posted: 10/12/2018
Application Due: 12/12/2018
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