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Life Science Research Professional 2

Company: Stanford Medicine
Location: Fremont
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

The Department of Ophthalmology at Stanford University is seeking a Life Science Research Professional 2 to perform more complex functions and activities involved in defined research projects, and independently conduct a portion of the research project(s).

Duties include:

  • Perform lab experiments or help students working with animals. Currently, experimental procedures include ocular surgery, in-vivo imaging and electrophysiology in rodents.
  • Oversee supply and equipment under minimal supervision of principal investigator.
  • Work with health and safety department to ensure lab complies with regulations and all the required trainings.
  • Maintain and update animal protocols and keep track of the animal colony.
  • Train new staff and students on lab equipment and study protocols, as needed.
    • - Other duties may also be assigned
      EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):

      Bachelor's degree in related scientific field and two years of relevant work experience; or Master's degree in a related scientific field.

      KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
      • Comprehensive understanding of scientific principles.
      • General computer skills, experience with databases and scientific applications, and ability to quickly learn and master computer programs.
      • Strong analytical skills and excellent judgment.
      • Ability to work under deadlines.
      • Excellent organizational skills and ability to complete the work accurately.
      • Developing project management skills.


        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 over 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 lift heavy objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
        • 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.
            WORKING CONDITIONS:
            • 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 bases 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: 4952
                • Employee Status: Regular
                • Pay Grade: G
                • Department URL: http://ophthalmology.stanford.edu/
                • Requisition ID: 91193As an organization that receives federal funding, Stanford University has a COVID-19 vaccination requirement that will apply to all university employees, including those working remotely in the United States and applicable subcontractors. To learn more about COVID policies and guidelines for Stanford University Staff, please visit https://cardinalatwork.stanford.edu/working-stanford/covid-19/interim-policies/covid-19-surveillance-testing-policy

Keywords: Stanford Medicine, Fremont , Life Science Research Professional 2, Other , Fremont, California

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