Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Basic Life Research Scientist (1 Year Fixed Term)
Job Number: 88695
Dr. Bo Yu's lab in the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI), Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Stanford University currently has multiple outstanding long-term job opportunities for full-time researchers, Postdoctoral fellows or lab manager. Dr. Yu's lab is investigating ovarian physiology and pathology, as well as Assisted Reproductive Technologies using cellular and molecular biology approaches. The clinical applications of our research spans from ovarian cancer etiology to preimplantation genetic testing. We use human samples collected from patients, mouse models, and organoid cultures. Our group collaborates with multiple departments at Stanford.
The Basic Life Research Scientist will help in our mission to understand the initiating events that lead to ovarian cancer. This is an exciting opportunity to participate in groundbreaking research as part of a dynamic team. The Basic Life Research Scientist will contribute to all aspects of ongoing research projects including collecting samples, conducting experiments, reviewing literature, preparing interpretation and summaries of results, participating in conferences, and lab management duties. Specific responsibilities include: Human and/or mouse sample collection, organoid culture, bacterial co-culture, gene editing, sequencing library preparation, DNA and RNA extraction and quantification, Quantitative PCR, Immunohistochemistry, cell imaging, other cellular and molecular biology techniques. Some mouse experiments may be conducted such as xenograft. Lab management duties are also expected: biosafety, ordering and maintenance of laboratory supplies and equipment, training incoming students and other trainees.
PhD in biological science or technology and a minimum of two years of research laboratory experience.
Prior experience with cell culture, cellular and molecular biology, and mouse handling is required.
Ability to work independently and as part of a research team.
Cover letter and at least 3 references are required.
About the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology: Our mission is to provide sustained leadership in scientific investigation, outstanding patient care, and education by training the future leaders of our specialty. Our faculty is committed to the highest level of basic and clinical research in Obstetric & Gynecologic science. In particular, we are focused on innovative translational medicine; bringing scientific results from the bench to the bedside.
Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and academic staff. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women and members of minority groups, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the University's research, teaching and clinical missions.
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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