The Utz Laboratory in the Division of Immunology & Rheumatology is seeking a full-time, Basic Life Research Scientist. This is an academic staff fixed-term position. The Division is dedicated to institutional and community commitment to the development of research programs at Stanford that focus on clinical immunology. The Division of Immunology and Rheumatology has a longstanding tradition of excellence in patient care, and is among the leading groups in the School of Medicine in cutting edge bench research, clinical trial investigation and outcomes assessment research.
- Managing biosciences and immunology projects in the lab
- Managing undergraduates and life sciences research technicians
- Designing and performing hands-on experiments
- Managing MTAs, IRB protocols and APB protocols with the assistance of an administrative associate
- Ordering supplies and assisting with lab finances
- Writing manuscripts, grant applications, and progress reports
- Organizing weekly lab meetings and journal clubs
*- The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
- MD, PhD or PharmD
- Completed postdoctoral fellowship in life sciences lab
- At least 2 years of experience following postdoctoral fellowship
- Expertise in immunology and related assays
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
- Background and training in immunology
- Western blotting
- Tissue culture
- Molecular cloning, site directed mutagenesis
- Mammalian, baculoviral and bacterial protein expression and protein purification
- Biostatistics, data analysis, and data visualization
- Science writing and presentation
- Knowledge in autoimmunity and virology
- Experience with Luminex and FlexMap instrumentation
- Experience with CyTOF instrumentation
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*- 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.