Basic Life Science Research Associate

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POST DATE 8/23/2016
END DATE 10/23/2016

Stanford University Stanford, CA

Stanford, CA
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Stanford University

Basic Life Science Research Associate

Job Number: 72183

Under the direction of the Principal Investigator, the AS-R will study immune and host-microbiome mechanisms in disease affecting the gastrointestinal tract, using immunologic tools and assays such as flow cytometry, cellular and molecular biology techniques. The project engages in research related to host immune response with an overall goal of both understanding interaction between the immune system and disease, and how therapeutic strategies might alter these responses in patients with the disease. The research is highly translational in nature and will involve use of patient samples. The candidate will work with other members of the laboratory, analyze, and communicate scientific progress reports to the PI.


Perform experimental and laboratory assays, analyze and communicate scientific progress reports to the PI and on occasion present to lab and division members
Collect and manage laboratory data for the research project. Manage research project databases, develop flow sheets and other study related documents, and complete study documents/case report forms.
Ensure compliance with research protocols, and review and audit case report forms for completion and accuracy with source documents. Prepare and ensure regulatory document necessary for the project renewals are completed.
Team player and work well with other members of the laboratory
Ensure essential documentation and recording of research data in appropriate files per institutional and regulatory requirements.

Education & Experience:
The ideal candidate should have a Doctor of Medicine, Pharmacy, or Doctor of Philosophy in scientific field and with at least 1 year of relevant experience is required. Technical expertise in immunology, molecular and/or cellular biology is desirable.


Frequently stand, walk, twist, bend, stoop, squat and use fine light/fine grasping.
Occasionally sit, reach above shoulders, perform desk based computer tasks, use a telephone and write by hand, lift, carry, push, and pull objects that weigh up to 40 pounds.
Rarely kneel, crawl, climb ladders, grasp forcefully, sort and file paperwork or parts, rarely lift, carry, push, and pull objects that weigh 40 pounds or more.

* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.


Position may at times require the employee to work with or be in areas where hazardous materials and/or exposure to chemicals, blood, body fluid or tissues and risk of exposure to contagious diseases and infections.
May require extended or unusual work hours based on research requirements and needs.

Job: Research

Location: School of Medicine

Schedule: Full-time

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