Life Science Technician 2

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Life Science Technician 2🔍School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States📁Research📅Sep 02, 2020 Post Date📅87205 Requisition #This position is represented by SEIU Local 2007 and the collective bargaining agreement between the university and SEIU Local 2007 governs the terms and conditions of employment

The Division of Pulmonary Medicine, in the Department of Pediatrics at Stanford University School of Medicine is seeking a motivated, friendly and well-organized Life Science Technician II (LST2) to perform basic functions and activities involved in exciting research projects. This a dynamic and stimulating place to work, focused on excellence in research, education and patient care.

The lab strives to maintain a highly collaborative, dynamic and positive environment. The LST2 would be a great addition to the team and help with exciting basic and translational experiments that hopefully will result in exciting new therapies for patients.

Duties include:

  • Individual will be responsible for carrying out ELISA immunoassay, extraction of DNA from clinical samples and performance of qPCR
  • Individual will participate in results reports generation and will be given opportunity to contribute to preparation of presentation of results and manuscripts.
  • Individual will keep inventory supplies. Order supplies, as needed and/or requested by the PI.
  • Participating in specialized clinical testing protocols for clinical research including collection of patient samples, delivering of patient samples, and assisting with set up and performance of testing.

  • At least two years of previous laboratory experience or two years of college coursework in related scientific discipline required.
  • Four-year college degree, preferably in life sciences (i.e. BS), desired.
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills, as well as demonstrated professionalism in working with colleagues (both internal and external laboratory users).
  • Must be capable of and willing to pay strict attention to detail, including following written and oral instruction.
  • Knowledge of general laboratory techniques such as centrifugation, aliquoting, refrigeration, analyte assays [e.g. ELISA], qPCR, blood and sputum processing is desired but not essential (as instruction in these can be provided) but ability and willingness to learn these techniques is essential.

Two years of laboratory experience or two years of college coursework in the scientific discipline a combination of equivalent education and relevant work experience.

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Posted: 9/10/2020
Application Due: 9/19/2020
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