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Life Science Research Professional 1

Company: Stanford University
Location: Stanford
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

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.

DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • 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 individuals.
  • 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 mouse colony.
  • Help orient and train new staff or students.
  • Other duties may also be assigned.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Previous experience with transgenic mouse strains, breeding, colony maintenance.
  • 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.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:

  • 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 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.

WORK STANDARDS

  • May require working in close proximity to blood borne pathogens.
  • 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 present.
  • 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.

WORK STANDARDS

  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • 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 learned.
  • 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.

Additional Information

  • 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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