Life Science Technician I

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Life Science Technician I

Stanford University

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Stanford University is seeking a Life Science Technician to perform techniques independently involved in cancer biology, stem cell biology and molecular medicine.

About the Department of Pathology:

Comprised of extraordinary faculty and staff, our mission is to improve the diagnosis, treatment and basic understanding of human disease. We accomplish this through our clinical services, research, and training the future leaders in pathology and related fields. A major focus of clinical research in the Department continues to be the correlation of patient outcome and treatment response with the surgical pathologic diagnosis of human cancers. Everything we do is to provide the highest quality of pathology diagnostic services to the patients for whom we passionately care.

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The Department of Pathology, Angelo Lab, seeks a Life Science Technician 1 (LST-1) to assist with research projects in cancer biology, stem cell biology and molecular medicine. The LST-1 will perform routine technical tasks in cellular and molecular biology, including cell culture maintenance, staining of cells for flow and mass cytometry analysis, protein immunoblots, cloning, preparation and aliquote of reagents. The LST-1 will also assist in maintaining lab organization as needed.


Approximately one year of previous laboratory experience in molecular and/or cellular biology is required. Basic technical writing beneficial but not required.

Must be capable of and willing to pay strict attention to detail, including following written and oral instruction. Familiarity with the following experimental techniques preferred:

  • plasmid cloning
  • tissue culture
  • cell or tissue staining techniques
  • immunohistochemistry (IHC) and/or immunofluorescence (IF)
  • flow cytometry (FACS) and/or Mass cytometry (CyTOF)
  • Western Blot
  • Must be detail-oriented and able to keep accurate records of experiments.
  • General understanding of scientific principles.
  • General computer skills and ability to quickly learn.
  • Ability to work under deadlines with general guidance.
  • Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to accurately complete detailed work.
Additional Information
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Job Code: 5638
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Grade: A18
  • Requisition ID: 88490


Location: School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States
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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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Posted: 2/17/2021
Application Due: 2/17/2033
Work Type: Full Time