Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Life Science Technician I
Job Number: 85723
This position is represented by SEIU Local 2007 and the collective bargaining agreement between the university and SEIU Local 2007 governs the terms and conditions of employment.
A laboratory in the Genetics Department at Stanford University is seeking a Life Science Technician 1 (LST1) with expertise in next-generation sequencing (NGS) technology. The LST 1 will perform a variety of NGS assays in a high-throughput environment for large multi-omic research projects.
Troubleshooting and testing of developmental workflows.
Review literature on an ongoing basis to remain current with new procedures and related research.
Maintain detailed records of experiments.
Help orient and train new staff or students.
Other duties may also be assigned.
At least 1 year of laboratory experience or equivalent training (e.g., one year of college science).
Excellent organizational and computer skills.
Ability to following detailed instructions and maintain accurate records.
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse group of staff.
Must have good communication skills.
Experience in biology or medical research desiredFamiliarity with next generation sequencing and molecular biology techniquesDesired experience or knowledge with illumina HiSeq sequencing machines, PacBio, and 10X technology
Previous experience handling DNA and RNA, libraries preparation, and qPCR. Additional Information
Location: School of Medicine, Stanford, 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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