Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Life Science Technician I
Job Number: 88614
The Department of Ophthalmology at Stanford University is seeking a Life Science Technician I to join the lab of Dr. Jeffrey Goldberg, Professor of Ophthalmology, to perform basic functions and activities involved in defined research projects, and conduct and analyze experiments under supervision. To learn more about our department, please visit: http://med.stanford.edu/ophthalmology.html
Duties and responsibilities include:
Basic molecular biology and cloning (isolation, purification and maintenance of bacteria and basic manipulation of bacterial plasmids)
Genotyping (clipping, PCR, and gel electrophoresis)
Rodent colony maintenance
Assist with rodent eye surgeries
Maintain accurate documentation of experimental protocols and perform mathematical analysis of data.
Under supervision from the PI, the incumbent will perform techniques that require delicate manipulation and/or fine adjustments. S/he may be expected to complete general mathematical analysis. After training is complete and adequate independent abilities have been cultivated, work will be performed routinely without direct supervision, however all work is reviewed and discussed with supervisor.
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.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
Work requires the ability to follow detailed instructions and keep accurate records.
CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:
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.
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.
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.
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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