Life Science Technician

California, United States
Monday, 29 July 2019
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 29 September 2019
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

Stanford University, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology is seeking a Life Science Technician 1.  

The Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology has a long tradition of major contributions in basic research, a new commitment to clinical and outcomes research, a track record of training fellows for academic careers, and a longitudinal commitment to providing care for patients with complex gastrointestinal and liver diseases.

Within the Division, the pancreas clinical and research group is looking for help to assist in ongoing translational research activities.  Looking for an individual interested in joining a translational pancreatic disease research group to specifically assist in developing and maintaining a state-of the-art repository. Opportunities to participate in multi-center studies afforded.


  • Process serum, plasma, whole blood, urine, stool, and tissue samples.  Identify efficiencies and develop organizational approaches to processing and banking bio-specimens
  • Enter accurate information of specimens processed in a database; enter data into repository database per protocols.
  • Maintain accurate documentation of experimental protocols and perform mathematical analysis of data. Assist with studies involving high-intensity focused ultrasound.
  • Oversee and manage laboratory inventory of supplies and oversee safety practices of processing and storing of bio-specimens.  They will provide general lab support and assistance to shared resources with other labs

*Other duties as assigned


  • One year’s employment experience in laboratory work or equivalent training (e.g., one year of college science). Work requires the ability to follow detailed instructions and keep accurate records.  Solid written and verbal communication skills, as well as demonstrated professionalism in working with colleagues (both internal and external laboratory users).
  • Must be capable of and willing to pay strict attention to detail, including following written and oral instruction.  
  • Positive learning attitude, be detail oriented, with excellent organizational skills. Individual will also have experience of working well in teams.

Unusual working conditions:

Must comply with Stanford University health and safety policies and procedures.

Additional Information

Schedule: Full-time
Job Code: 5638
Employee Status: Regular
Grade: A18
Requisition ID: 84113