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The Stanford Cancer Institute (SCI) seeks a Life Science Research Professional 1 (LSRP) to perform basic functions and activities involved in defined research projects, and independently conduct and analyze experiments. The LSRP will support a research program using high throughput methods to study the function and biogenesis of circular RNA, a recently discovered ubiquitous and uncharacterized component of eukaryotic gene expression. The laboratory utilizes genetics, biochemistry, molecular biology and bioinformatic and statistical approaches. S/he is involved in defined research projects and is assigned a portion of the research project(s) to handle independently and expected to make original scientific contributions. The LSRP is expected to develop new protocols and procedures, and interpret and analyze the results. Duties include: Plan and perform experiments in support of research projects in lab and/or field based on knowledge of scientific theory. Interpret and perform basic analyses of results. Review literature on an ongoing basis to remain current with new procedures and related research. Offer suggestions regarding modifications to procedures and protocols in collaboration with graduate post:doctoral individuals. Maintain detailed records of experiments and outcomes. 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. Help orient and train new staff or students. : Other duties may also be assignedDESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Proficiency in: mass spectrometry; FACS; computer programming 1 year of specialized work experience in a basic science laboratory conducting a set of experiments. Proficiency in: PCR (including primer design) and DNA cloning; tissue culture, transfection, cell lysis procedures, RNA purification; Western blot, immunoprecipitation and qPCR desired Strong analytical skills and excellent judgment. Excellent interpersonal and communication abilities EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED): Bachelors degree in related scientific field that encompasses comprehensive understanding of biological sciences and molecular biology. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED): General understanding of scientific principles. 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. 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 p


• Location: San Mateo, stanford

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