Comprised of extraordinary faculty and staff, our mission is to improve the diagnosis, treatment and basic understanding of human disease.We accomplish this through our clinical services, research, and training the future leaders in pathology and related fields.A major focus of clinical research in the Department continues to be the correlation of patient outcome and treatment response with the surgical pathologic diagnosis of human cancers.Everything we do is to provide the highest quality of pathology diagnostic services to the patients for whom we passionately care.
The Department of Pathology, seeks a Lab Assistant I to provide a range of support functions for our research laboratory, including preparation of fly food, making complex media, reagents, buffers, and pour agar plates; checking and recording temperatures of refrigeration units in the main lab and Flow Lab; glassware washing; ordering reagents; stocking shelves; and cleaning incubators.
Some familiarity with a laboratory environment highly desired. Will be trained to do this work.
Ability to follow detailed oral and/or written instructions (both verbal and written).
Manual dexterity sufficient to perform the characteristic duties.
Habits of cleanliness and neatness.
Demonstrated punctuality and consistent attendance.
In addition, demonstrated initiative and good judgment.
Ability to perform work with a minimum of error under general supervision.
Manual dexterity to perform assigned tasks.
Write by hand, sort/file paperwork or parts, perform desk based computer tasks.
Frequently stand/walk, perform seated work, operate special machines
Occasionally twist/bend/stoop/squat, reach /work above shoulders, light fine grasping.
Lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 20 pounds.
Rarely help move heavier items (e.g. chairs or lab equipment; packages of supplies; drums containing 2 to 15 gallons, depending on ability.
In some Glassware Washing operations, occasionally may pull a wheeled Glassware cart that weighs approximately 100 pounds.
Work occurs in a research laboratory environment.Depending on research, Lab Assistants may work in the vicinity of animals, chemicals, gases, or hazardous materials. Expected to follow all safety requirements and procedures, including wearing appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) if required.
When conducting university business, must comply with the California Vehicle Code and Stanford University driving requirements.
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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Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains dedicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 9000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu. Stanford University is an ...equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.