Life Science Research Professional 2 for CRISPR Technology Lab Job Code: 4952Grade: G FTE: 100%, Exempt, 1 Year Fixed Term
School of Engineering, Department of Bioengineering
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The School of Engineering, Department of Bioengineering, seeks a Life Sciences Research Professional to provide support to a bioengineering lab developing genetic engineering technology for new therapeutics. In this position, you will have some oversight of the lab research area, while collaborating with a small team of senior researchers (post-docs and senior graduate students) in a team setting. You will provide mentorship and training in lab policies and procedures for fellow LSRP staff. You will also work on specific, special projects directly under the guidance of the Principal Investigator and Basic Life Science Research Scientist
You will work on cutting-edge, CRISPR technology research and get training on high-throughput genetic cloning as well as use of molecular cloning to generate large sets of constructs to perform CRISPR technologies in mammalian systems in the lab.
Your responsibilities include:
Planning approach to experiments in support of research projects in lab and/or field based on knowledge of scientific theory.
Independently conducting experiments; maintain detailed records of experiments and outcomes.
Applying 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.
Reviewing literature on an ongoing basis to remain current with new procedures and apply learnings to related research.
Contributing to publication of findings as needed. Participate in the preparation of written documents, including procedures, presentations, and proposals.
Helping with general lab maintenance as needed; maintain lab stock, manage chemical inventory and safety records, and provide general lab support as needed.
Assisting with orientation and training of new staff or students on lab procedures or techniques.
To be successful in this position, you will bring:
Bachelor's degree in related scientific field and two years of relevant work experience; or Master's degree in a related scientific field.
Comprehensive understanding of scientific principles.
General computer skills and ability to quickly learn and master computer programs, databases, and scientific applications.
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.
*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. Why Stanford is for You
We provide competitive salaries, excellent health care and retirement plans, and a generous vacation policy, including additional time off during our winter closure. Our unique perks align with what matters to you:
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A healthier you.
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Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
Enviable resources. We offer free commuter programs and ridesharing incentives. Enjoy discounts for computing, cell phones, outdoor recreation, travel, entertainment, and more!
We pride ourselves in being a culture that encourages and empowers you.
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Location: School of Engineering, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
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