Life Science Research Professional 1
Life Science Research Professional 1🔍School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States📁Research📅Jun 04, 2021 Post Date📅89859 Requisition #Grade: EFTE: 100%The Department of Pediatrics, Division of Medical Genetics at Stanford University, is seeking a Life Science Research Professional 1 (LSRP1) to assist with defined research projects, and independently conduct and analyze experiments. Research in the Ospina-Gomez Lab focuses on developing safe and effective autologous transplantation of genome edited hematopoietic stem cells for Lysosomal Storage Disordres. This position will work under the general supervision of the PI and a Senior Scientist in the lab.Learn more about our lab here: https://www.gomezospina.com/Duties include:
- Plan approach to experiments in support of research projects in lab and/or field based on knowledge of scientific theory. Independently conduct experiments; maintain detailed records of experiments and outcomes. Apply the theories and methods of a life science discipline to interpret and perform analyses of experiment results; offer suggestions regarding modifications to procedures and protocols in collaboration with senior researcher.Review literature on an ongoing basis to remain current with new procedures and apply learnings to related research. Contribute to publication of findings as needed. Participate in the preparation of written documents, including procedures, presentations, and proposals. Help with general lab maintenance as needed; maintain lab stock, manage chemical inventory and safety records, and provide general lab support as needed.Assist with orientation and training of new staff or students on lab procedures or techniques.
- Basic lab skills (i.e. pipetting, dilutions) and knowledge of sterile lab conditions.
- Previous experience with basic cell culture, cell and molecular biology techniques such as ELISA and PCR-qPCR.
- Knowledge of laboratory safety rules and procedures.
- Strong computer skills (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and ability to quickly learn and master computer programs.
- Strong analytical skills and excellent judgment skills.
- Ability to work under deadlines with general guidance.
- Ability to work independently and proactively.
- Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
- Familiarity with preparing results for publication desired.
- Ability to multitask and be flexible.
- General understanding of scientific principles. Demonstrated performance to use knowledge and skills when needed.Demonstrated ability to apply theoretical knowledge of science principals to problem solve work. Ability to maintain detailed records of experiments and outcomes.General computer skills and ability to quickly learn and master computer programs, databases, and scientific applications.Ability to work under deadlines with general guidance. Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to accurately complete detailed work.
- 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.Position may require repetitive motion.
- May require working in close proximity to blood borne pathogens.May require work in an environment where animals are used for teaching and research.Position may at times require the employee to work with or be in areas where hazardous materials and/or infectious diseases are present. Employee must perform tasks that require the use of personal protective equipment, such as safety glasses and shoes, protective clothing and gloves, and possibly a respirator. May require extended or unusual work hours based on research requirements and business needs Evening and weekend hours may be required.
- Schedule: Full-time
- Job Code: 4945
- Employee Status: Regular
- Grade: E
- Department URL: http://pediatrics.stanford.edu/
- Requisition ID: 89859