Basic Life Research Scientist (1 Year Fixed-Term)

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We seek a highly qualified scientist with excellent skills in written and verbal communication, and a history of good interpersonal skills. The program of work at Stanford focuses on the implementation and testing stem cells and their extracellular vesicles in vitro, ex vivo and in vivo.  The candidate should be familiar with molecular biology techniques, molecular imaging techniques and basic animal handling and experience in immunology would be beneficial.



The successful applicant must have a PhD, MD, MD/PhD or equivalent with prior relevant training and coursework in cell and molecular biology, biochemistry, developmental biology or regenerative medicine. Experience in grant and paper writing is a necessary requirement.  They will be in a leadership position in the lab, helping manage and coordinate research and experiments and helping on the different projects that are currently ongoing in the lab.  Sterile tissue culture techniques, cell-based imaging and assays (flow cytometry, immunohistochemistry, fluorescence microscopy, ELISA) and are required with FACS and mesenchymal stem cell biology experience also preferred.  He/she should be able to work independently in a dynamic, fast paced team environment and is expected to be organized and highly productive. Successful applicants will also have a track record of productive research, presentations and publication.



  • Excellent command of English 
  • Comprehensive understanding of scientific principles.
  • Expert level knowledge and skills in field of science related to research project
  • General computer skills, experience with databases and scientific applications, and ability to quickly learn and master computer programs.
  • Strong analytical skills and excellent judgment.
  • Ability to maintain detailed records of experiments and outcomes.
  • Ability to work under deadlines with general guidance is essential.
  • Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to accurately complete detailed work accurately.
  • Developing project management skills. 


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