Life Science Research Professional
Job posting number: #7057077
Posted: April 22, 2019
Job DescriptionThe Department of Radiation Oncology, Division of Radiation and Cancer Biology at Stanford University is seeking a highly motivated Life Science Research Professional 1 to join the Attardi Lab and our team of researchers who are dedicated to studying the role of the p53 tumor suppressor protein in development and cancer. The LSRP will perform and analyze experiments to better understand the role of p53 in developmental syndromes using a combination of genetic, cell biological and molecular techniques. In addition to conducting experiments, the LSRP will perform specific tasks to facilitate the daily operation of the laboratory, including ordering supplies, assuring laboratory compliance with government and university guidelines, and maintaining certain mouse stocks.
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.
Strongly motivated, Strong analytical skills and excellent scientific judgement, ability to work independently and as a team player, good communication skills, written and verbally.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Bachelor's degree in related scientific field.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
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.