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Basic Life Research Scientist (1 Year Fixed-Term)

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Stanford University
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Basic Life Research Scientist (1 Year Fixed-Term)
School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States

Schedule: Full-time
Job Code: 5574
Employee Status: Regular
Grade: R99
Requisition ID: 92424

Stanford Radiology delivers outstanding patient care using technology, innovation, and humanity. We educate the next generation of leaders in patient care and research. We develop the next generation of imaging technology, molecular imaging, in-vitro diagnostics, image-guided therapeutics, and informatics for precision health. We promote a culture of diversity, inclusion, transparency, and integrity.

Our mission is threefold: Improve diversity in the Department of Radiology, foster a culture of growth and equal opportunities for everyone, prove that diversity makes a difference.

As we plan to play a very important role in the development of personalized medicine, by moving advances from the laboratories to the clinic for improved patient-centric care, the Basic Life Research Scientist in the Thakor Lab plays a vital role in performing complex functions and activities involved in defined research projects.

The successful applicant must have a PhD, MD, MD/PhD or equivalent with prior relevant training and coursework in cell and molecular biology, biochemistry, developmental biology or regenerative medicine. Experience in grant and paper writing is a necessary requirement. They will be in a leadership position in the lab, helping manage and coordinate research and experiments and helping on the different projects that are currently ongoing in the lab. Sterile tissue culture techniques, cell-based imaging and assays (flow cytometry, immunohistochemistry, fluorescence microscopy, ELISA) and are required with FACS and mesenchymal stem cell biology experience also preferred. He/she should be able to work independently in a dynamic, fast paced team environment and is expected to be organized and highly productive. Successful applicants will also have a track record of productive research, presentations and publication.

Through our diversity initiative, we leverage our combined potential and take outstanding medical care, world-class education, and groundbreaking scientific advances to the next level. We aim to create a circle of growth for every player and the whole ensemble: Developing the players will lead to a better ensemble, and developing the ensemble will improve the players' performance. To accomplish this, we are fostering diversity of thought, experiences, and perspectives and inspiring each other to unleash our collective creativity, creating a culture of growth, fulfillment, and prosperity that far exceeds what we could have achieved individually.

Every AS-R job posting needs to include the following paragraph:

Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and academic staff. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women and members of minority groups, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the University's research, teaching and clinical missions.

As an organization that receives federal funding, Stanford University has a COVID-19 vaccination requirement that will apply to all university employees, including those working remotely in the United States and applicable subcontractors. To learn more about COVID policies and guidelines for Stanford University Staff, please visit https://cardinalatwork.stanford.edu/working-stanford/covid-19/interim-policies/covid-19-surveillance-testing-policy

Primary Purpose(S):
We seek a highly qualified scientist with excellent skills in written and verbal communication, and a history of good interpersonal skills. The program of work at Stanford focuses on the implementation and testing stem cells and their extracellular vesicles in vitro, ex vivo and in vivo. The candidate should be familiar with molecular biology techniques, molecular imaging techniques and basic animal handling and experience in immunology would be beneficial.

QUALIFICATIONS:
The successful applicant must have a PhD, MD, MD/PhD or equivalent with prior relevant training and coursework in cell and molecular biology, biochemistry, developmental biology or regenerative medicine. Experience in grant and paper writing is a necessary requirement. They will be in a leadership position in the lab, helping manage and coordinate research and experiments and helping on the different projects that are currently ongoing in the lab. Sterile tissue culture techniques, cell-based imaging and assays (flow cytometry, immunohistochemistry, fluorescence microscopy, ELISA) and are required with FACS and mesenchymal stem cell biology experience also preferred. He/she should be able to work independently in a dynamic, fast paced team environment and is expected to be organized and highly productive. Successful applicants will also have a track record of productive research, presentations and publication.

REQUIRED:
  • Excellent command of English
  • Comprehensive understanding of scientific principles.
  • Expert level knowledge and skills in field of science related to research project
  • General computer skills, experience with databases and scientific applications, and ability to quickly learn and master computer programs.
  • Strong analytical skills and excellent judgment.
  • Ability to maintain detailed records of experiments and outcomes.
  • Ability to work under deadlines with general guidance is essential.
  • Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to accurately complete detailed work accurately.
  • Developing project management skills.




To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: https://apptrkr.com/3002456

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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