Life Science Research Professional 4 - Corsello Lab
Company: Stanford School of Medicine
Posted on: May 17, 2022
Life Science Research Professional 4 - Corsello Lab
Situated in a highly dynamic research environment within Stanford
University School of Medicine and the Stanford Cancer Institute,
Prof. Steven Corsello's laboratory is seeking a highly motivated
Life Science Research Professional 4. The Corsello Laboratory
operates at the intersection of chemical biology and functional
genomics to discover novel targeted therapeutic strategies for
cancer. This position affords the unique opportunity to participate
in translation of basic science discoveries into therapeutic
opportunities. The successful candidate will be expected to
independently design and carry out experiments using diverse
molecular, cellular, and biochemical techniques to address
biological questions concerning, for example, compound mechanism of
action or mechanisms of resistance. The LSRP4 will play a key role
in developing technologies and capabilities including the execution
of genome-scale CRISPR/Cas9 drug modifier screens. Candidates
should have established expertise in cancer biology, as
demonstrated by a track record of high impact publications.
Candidates will also be expected to collaborate and communicate
effectively with a multidisciplinary team.
- Lead multidisciplinary teams across different faculties or
- Design research approaches for the entire project, including
background research, experimental design and execution, problem
solving, and writing up for publication.
- Conduct complex (lab and/or field) experiments, and maintain
detailed records of experiments and outcomes; analyze and interpret
research data resulting from original procedures and methods;
oversee critical analyses of data from entire project.
- Develop new protocols; test and evaluate a variety of
- Participate in creating new research proposals, and prepare for
submission for funding and grants.
- Prepare periodic progress reports or written reports on all
phases of the research project.
- Contribute original ideas of major methodologies that alter the
course of the investigation or develop innovative solution(s) to
complex research problems.
- Perform ongoing literature review to remain current with new
procedures and related research; proceed without consultation with
principal investigator to implement new techniques into research
- Co-author publications; may present ongoing work and findings
to colleagues at academic conferences.
- Work with health and safety department to ensure lab complies
with regulations and all required trainings.
- Supervise other staff, including hiring, performance
management, and related duties. Provide instruction on complex
techniques and direction on projects.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
- Experience with cell culture and gene manipulation
- Experience with general laboratory techniques including
molecular cloning, western blotting, qPCR, and flow cytometry
- Experience with pooled genetic screens in mammalian cells
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Bachelor's degree in related scientific field and six years of
relevant work experience; or Master's degree in a related
scientific field and four years relevant experience; or PhD in
related scientific field and two years of relevant experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
- Extensive 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
- Strong analytical skills and excellent judgment.
- Ability to work under deadlines is essential.
- Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to
complete detailed work accurately.
- Strong project management and leadership skills.
- 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
- 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.
- May require working in close proximity to blood borne
- 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
- 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.
- Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well
with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external
- Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal
responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns;
uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons
- Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable
University policies and procedures, including but not limited to
the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's
Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu .
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,
- Schedule: Full-time
- Job Code: 4954
- Employee Status: Regular
- Grade: I
- Requisition ID: 93303 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
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