Stanford ChEM-H and the Department of Biochemistry seek a talented and motivated Research Scientist in Virology at 100% FTE for a 2 year fixed term (possibility for renewal) to join our team. The desired candidate is detail-oriented, independent, and conscientious, with excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills. The Research Scientist will participate in a research program aimed at creating novel vaccine candidates to protect against infectious disease. The laboratory utilizes chemistry, biochemistry, structural biology, molecular biology, virology and immunology. The Research Scientist will be expected to make original scientific contributions, develop novel protocols and procedures, and interpret and analyze results.
The position requires a motivated and self-directed scientist who enjoys pushing the boundaries of science and biotechnology. The successful candidate will contribute to most of the projects being pursued in the lab and must find mentoring to be rewarding.
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. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University's research mission.
Qualifications: A Ph.D. or M.D. degree with several years of research experience in academia and/or industry is desired. A strong background in virology and BLS-2 environment experience is essential. Experience with mammalian cell culture, virus production, and neutralization assays is highly desirable. The successful candidate must be technically rigorous, possess strong organizational skills and enjoy working at the bench. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are imperative. The successful candidate must be able to work both independently and collaboratively and will likely have additional roles in the training of postdoctoral fellows and graduate students Additional Information
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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