Job Code: 5644 Job Grade: A24 The Department of Genetics has two open Life Science Technician II positions to assist with research projects in genetics, genomics and molecular biology fields. The LST II will perform genomics and other experimental procedures of molecular biology according to specific instructions under general supervision. Duties include but are not limited to:
The extraction of DNA or RNA from the blood or tissue samples, PCR, qPCR, prepare all sorts of next generation libraries manually or by robot, cluster them on cBot, and run them on Illumina HiSeq sequencing machines.
Troubleshoot and testing of developmental workflows.
Remain current on new procedures and related research.
Offer suggestions regarding modifications to technical procedures and protocols in collaboration with staff and graduate post-doctoral individuals.
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 assigned.
Work at the Life Science Technician II level requires experience and ability beyond that required for the Life Science Technician I, including increased technical skills and problem-solving abilities. These abilities are generally associated with at least two years of laboratory experience or two years of college coursework in a scientific discipline.
Ability to use scientific software of sequencing, and Microsoft office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Hands on experience with molecular biology techniques.
Good organizational skills, and must be detail-oriented and able to keep an accurate record of experimental results.
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse group of staff.
Location: School of Medicine, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
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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