Life Science Research Professional 1
Company: Stanford University
Posted on: June 12, 2021
Stanford University is seeking a Life Science Research
Professional 1 to perform basic functions and activities involved
in defined research projects, and independently conduct and analyze
experiments. Participate in research studying the immune
contribution to perioperative pain and chronic pain including
complex regional pain syndrome and nerve injury. Work directly with
Principle Investigator to review outcome of experiments and makes
recommendations for change when needed.
Provide oversight of procedures and make recommendations to PI
regarding lab conditions and potential risk to maintaining proper
breeding, weaning and maintenance of mouse colony.
- Plan and perform experiments in support of research projects in
lab and/or field based on knowledge of scientific theory. Interpret
and perform basic analyses of results. Participate in research
studying the immune contribution to perioperative paid and chronic
pain including complex regional pain syndrome and nerve injury.
Plan and perform a variety of in vitro and in vivo experiments
related to animal models of disease, utilizing variety of
behavioral, molecular biological and histological methods. Support
ongoing projects, troubleshoot and adapt methods as necessary to
achieve project goals.
- Review literature on an ongoing basis to remain current with
new procedures and related research.
- Offer suggestions regarding modifications to procedures and
protocols in collaboration with graduate post-doctoral
- Maintain detailed records of experiments and outcomes. Record
and analyze results, and provide reports. Due to the complexity of
the project, must maintain concise, accurate records and data,
ensuring integrity of the animal records system.
- 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. Responsible for managing transgenic
- Help orient and train new staff or students.
- Other duties may also be assigned.
- Previous experience with transgenic mouse strains, breeding,
- Demonstrated experience in mouse behavioral assays, molecular
biological, histological techniques.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
- Bachelor's degree in related scientific field.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
- General understanding of scientific principles.
- 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
complete detailed work accurately.
- General understanding of scientific principles.
- 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 under 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 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.
- Schedule: Full-time
- Job Code: 4945
- Employee Status: Regular
- Grade: E
- Requisition ID: 88504
Keywords: Stanford University, San Francisco , Life Science Research Professional 1, Other , Stanford, California
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