Life Science Technician I

Location
California, United States
Posted
21 Jan 2021
End of advertisement period
21 Mar 2021
Ref
86959
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine (PACCM) is comprised of a team of outstanding clinicians, scientists, and scholars dedicated to improving the lives of patients with serious lung disease and those who are critically ill. The Division’s overriding research mission supports basic science and innovative clinical approaches for the prevention, early detection, diagnosis and treatment of respiratory diseases and critical illness. Faculty, fellows, and trainees collaborate with investigators in science and clinical departments across the university and with faculty in divisions throughout the Department of Medicine. Today, we are well-equipped with strong basic and clinical investigations that will transform patient care in respiratory medicine and assist in training the next generation of leaders.

PACCM is seeking a Life Science Technician I perform simple skilled techniques in support of lab’s research goals. DNA isolation, PCR and gel electrophoresis for genotyping. Learn and perform basic mouse husbandry and ear clipping, mouse euthanasia and lung collection for analysis. Learn basic tissue processing and fluorescent staining, imaging using confocal microscopy. Prepare solutions and change media for cell and tissue culture experiments.  Maintain accurate documentation of experimental protocols. May oversee and/or train other lab staff in procedures.

This position is represented by SEIU Local 2007 and the collective bargaining agreement between the university and SEIU Local 2007 governs the terms and conditions of employment.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):

  • One year’s employment experience in laboratory work or a combination of equivalent education and relevant work experience/training (e.g., one year of college science).

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):

  • Work requires the ability to follow detailed instructions and keep accurate records.

CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:

  • None

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.
  • Ability to stand and move on hard surfaces for up to eight hours.
  • Occasionally lift and handle materials up to 10 pounds
  • Rarely carry/pull and/or push up to 20 pounds
  • Must have correctible vision to perform duties of the job.
  • 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.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Work occurs in a research laboratory environment.
  • Depending on research, may work in the vicinity of animals, chemicals, gasses, or hazardous materials.
  • Expected to follow all safety requirements and procedures including wearing appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) if required.

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 and the appropriate collective bargaining agreement at https://cardinalatwork.stanford.edu/working-stanford/policies/labor-relations-collective-bargaining.

WHY STANFORD IS FOR YOU:

Imagine a world without search engines or social platforms. Consider lives saved through first-ever organ transplants and research to cure illnesses. Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:

  • Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
  • A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
  • A healthier you. Climb our rock wall, or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
  • Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
  • Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Additional Information

  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Job Code: 5638
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Grade: A18
  • Requisition ID: 86959
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