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Job No. 143446

  • Job Title:
  • Life Science Research Professional 1 (50% FTE)
  • Employer:
  • Stanford University
  • Location:
  • Stanford , CA
  • Posting Date:
  • 14-Oct-2020
  • Description:
  • Stanford University is seeking a Life Science Research Professional 1 (.50 FTE) to join a brain tumor-centered group. Our research focuses on low grade glioma and brain metastases and interrogating the intratumoral heterogeneity and immune landscape in order to optimized treatment for these diseases using molecular targeted and immunotherapies. Our lab uses a variety of experimental techniques, including gene expression profiling and epigenetic profiling of brain tumors, in vivo and in vitro modeling of brain tumors, animal surgeries, live imaging, transgenic mouse lines, in vivo imaging of brain tumorigenesis, behavioral approaches and immunohistochemistry. The LSRP will perform basic functions and activities involved in defined research projects, and independently conduct and analyze experiments and help with general lab organization.

    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.
    *- Other duties may also be assigned


    Bachelor's degree in related scientific field.


    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.
    *- 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.

  •  Contact information:
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • United States
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