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Aquatic Biologist (5010-023)

Louis Berger has an exciting opening for an Aquatic Biologist to join its Natural Resource Management Practice at its Kansas City, Missouri office. The Aquatic Biologist will be a vital contributor for the team and will have the opportunity to support key environmental projects through the following responsibilities:

  • Conducting wetland and stream delineations in multiple states, and completing associated state and federal permitting.

  • Preparing technical documents including biological assessments, monitoring compliance reports, wetland delineations reports, and all levels of NEPA documentation.

  • Conduct archival/electronic research using USFWS and other state and federal agencies databases in support of permitting.

  • Prepare and present relevant information at public presentations, meetings and workshops.

  • Work collaboratively with scientists, planners, engineers, surveyors, etc. on multi-disciplinary projects.

  • Assist with, or provide, project management and business development for those natural resource projects.

  • Working in indoor and outdoor environments. Overnight travel to project sites and meetings is required.

Required Experience

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • 4 - 7 years' experience conducting environmental investigations under state and federal guidelines.

  • Master's degree in biology, ecology, wildlife management, environmental studies or related studies and/or their equivalent preferred, or Bachelor's degree with comparable experience.

  • Professional registration as a PWS, CWB, CE, and/or other relevant certifications demonstrating skills/experience.

  • Strong technical writing and public speaking ability.

  • Ability to maintain organized field notes.

  • Ability to navigate all types terrain in various weather conditions.

  • Must have valid driver's license and vehicle insurance.

  • Prior experience with state and federal clients will be viewed favorably.

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Biologist / Aquatic Ecologist (On-Call)

WestLand Resources Inc., is actively seeking an on-call Aquatic Biologist to support upcoming projects (expected to start in April) for our environmental consulting practice. WestLand specializes in the technical and procedural requirements necessary for compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Clean Water Act, and the Endangered Species Act. Our biological resources practice includes: development of natural resources management plans; conducting ecological investigations and base-line studies; and mitigation planning, design and implementation. This position has flexibility to be based in Tucson or Phoenix, with potential for travel in other AZ locations up to 5 days per week.


This position will be responsible for surveying for target plant, amphibion, fish and invertebrete species, and reporting findings.


  • Associate's degree in a biologically related field required. Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Prior experience with Southwestern aquatic fauna and flora required.
  • Ability to work as a member of a cohesive team.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and creative environment.
  • Ability to work in extreme desert temperatures and rough terrain
  • Experience with Microsoft office products.

WestLand prides itself on providing a work environment that is relaxed and collaborative, while supporting the highest standards for project delivery and work product quality. Our team approach to both project and staff development naturally fosters a tight-knit environment of uniquely skilled and experienced professionals, learning from and helping one another.

Westland is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite applications from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing

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Project Manager / Wildlife Biologist - ND - CD

Project Manager / Wildlife Biologist – Bismarck, ND
Western EcoSystems Technology, Inc. (WEST), a dynamic medium size consulting firm with offices in 13 states, has an exciting, challenging and immediate opportunity for a full-time Project Manager/Wildlife Biologist in our Bismarck, North Dakota office. WEST was founded in 1990 and over the last 26 years has grown to be one of the premier environmental and statistical consulting firms in the United States. WEST has a permanent core of professionals with broad experience in basic and applied ecological studies and the sophisticated analysis of natural resource data. This unique blend of disciplines and our years of experience in both areas allow us to provide original solutions to a wide range of natural resource issues from inventory to permitting to risk assessment to basic research. WEST provides consulting services to government, industry and other organizations.

Job Description:

The successful candidate will have experience and expertise in environmental consulting and wildlife biology and will be responsible for managing wildlife studies throughout the region, including leading and organizing pre-construction surveys and post-construction fatality monitoring for wind energy projects.  Our Project Managers work individually, as well as with a team of natural resource specialists, scientists and biometricians to:

  • Conduct day to day administration of projects
  • Train field technicians
  • Setup field studies
  • Prepare reports
  • Prepare proposals
  • Provide quality assurance of data
  • Supervise and direct field studies
  • Market WEST’s capabilities
  • Foster current business relationships and promote new business development efforts
This position will require overnight travel.


The Project Manager / Wildlife Biologist we are seeking has a great opportunity to help WEST take the next step in our growth as a full service environmental consulting firm.  The successful candidate must be a self-starter who possesses:
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in biological studies, natural resources, wildlife management, wildlife biology or equivalent.  A master’s degree in a wildlife-related field, as well as previous professional experience in environmental consulting are desired
    • Avian and/or bat ecology are the primary areas of technical expertise sought, but experience in wetland delineation, plant identification, or other areas of ecology potentially of interest to commercial clients will also be considered
    • Experience with statistical analysis
    • Understanding of the wind energy market
  • Previous project management experience (preferably 5+ years),including budgeting, and proposal writing experience, consulting work, professional scientific experience, and a track record of maintaining positive relationships with coworkers, clients or stakeholders
  • Wildlife biology technical knowledge and knowledge of regional wildlife
  • Demonstrated ability to work on biological field studies
  • Strong, competent writing skills with the ability to pay close attention to detail and accurately report the scientific methods and results of field studies
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral
  • Good time management, project management and organizational skills with the ability to work well under time constraints and meet deliverable targets and deadlines
  • Ability to follow instructions from managers and accept guidance and constructive criticism
  • Ability to effectively supervise others
Successful candidates must be able to pass a background check; a pre-employment drug screen; and a DMV records check that meets WEST’s minimum criteria to operate a motor vehicle on behalf of the company.  A valid driver’s license will be required.  Candidates must adhere to all health and safety requirements. This is a general description of the functions for this position and is not inclusive of the duties which may be associated with this position. 
Join WEST and you will discover a company comprised of dedicated employees, many of which have been part of the WEST family for over a decade. WEST is an employee owned organization with a tradition of professional integrity dedicated to a family atmosphere and a diverse workforce.
Key Benefits:
  • Competitive salary and bonus structure
  • Paid vacation, sick leave and holidays
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • SEP IRA (100% employer contributions)
  • Life insurance, Long Term Disability and AD&D
  • Profit sharing potential
  • Excellent administrative support
  • Flexibility
  • Employee owned
WEST provides equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  Further, WEST takes affirmative action to ensure that all individuals are treated fairly, and without discrimination, for recruitment, selection, advancement and every other term and privilege associated with employment.
To Apply:  Click “Apply Now” (or visit the WEST, Inc. Careers Page and select the job in which you are applying for).  The application system allows for only one attachment (.doc or .pdf file) so combine the following prior to uploading:
  1. Cover letter convincing the hiring manager why they should interview you
  2. Resume which includes education, current and prior employment (with dates, address and phone number for  each employer)
  3. Three professional references (preferably those that have supervised you in the past) with phone numbers and email addresses
Please note email applications will not be accepted*

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Swim Lessons Lead – Downtown – Aquatics

Swim Lessons Lead – Downtown – Aquatics
The Swim Lessons Lead is responsible for creating a friendly, helpful, and positive atmosphere for Swim Lesson participants.  The Swim Lessons Lead will assist the Assistant Aquatics Director in recruiting and selection of instructors, monitoring class registration, building lesson schedules, and ensuring participant and parent satisfaction.

Starting Wage Range:$9.57 - $11.96
Proposed Starting Date: ASAP

Must be a minimum of 18 years old. Current WSI/YSI certification with CPR, First-Aid, and Oxygen certifications required prior to first day of employment. Experience in staff/volunteer development and program development preferred.  Must show competence within Microsoft Windows and Office Suite and an overall ability to learn new software programs.

This is a part-time position at approximately 18 hours per week. Typical schedule includes Monday-Thursday, 4:00pm – 8:00pm and Saturday 8:00am-10:30am. Flexibility and the ability to sub shifts is preferred.
Must have the ability to work in hot, humid, and loud environments for extended periods of time.  Must be able to stand and walk for extended periods of time. Must have the ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
Application Process:
All interested staff must submit a resume and a letter of interest stating your skills and knowledge that would qualify you for this position. 
External Candidates must complete an application and submit a resume.  If you have any questions regarding the position please visit our website at or contact

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Wilidlife Biologist On-Call

Description: Business & Infrastructure Solutions Environment & Planning On-Call Wildlife Biologist Santa Cruz and Northern CaliforniaCounties About ICF International ICF (NASDAQ:ICFI) is a global consulting and technology services provider with more than 5,000 professionals focused on making big things possible for our clients. We are business analysts, policy specialists, technologists, researchers, digital strategists, social scientists and creatives. Since 1969, government and commercial clients have worked with ICF to overcome their toughest challenges on issues that matter profoundly to their success. Key markets and practices include environmental planning and policy development, impact and risk assessment, evaluation and compliance, and restoration and conservation. ICF works at the center of environmental and sustainable programs, helping clients consider the impact of economics, health, policy, culture, and climate on the world s ecosystem. To explore global career opportunities in ICF s environment and climate programs, ICF is currently seeking On-Call (temporary) Field Biologists to join our team for infrastructure projects located inSanta Cruz and Northern CaliforniaCounties. About On-Call Employment with ICF International Given the seasonal or project-specific nature of our environmental work, ICF often hires environmental professionals as On-Call employees. On-Call employees are scheduled for work hours as they become available (we usually schedule work hours a few weeks ahead of time), and each on-call employee is free to accept or refuse the hours assigned to them in a given week. On-Call employees may work concurrent projects outside of their ICF assignment (along as their outside work does not create a conflict of interest with the work they do for ICF). Job Description The On-Call Staff Biologists will provide support to infrastructure projects located on the Central Coast and southern San Joaquin valley.Responsibilities may include the following; creating daily monitoring reports, responding to project management and client need, conducting field surveys for special status wildlife, provide environmental compliance monitoring and prepare daily monitoring reports under direction of the supervision of senior staff. Additional opportunities for On-Call Biologists include work assignments at our client facilities to provide general biological and/or regulatory expertise. Primary Responsibilities Conduct preconstruction surveys for California tiger salamanders (CTS) and California red-legged frog (CRLF), nesting bird surveys, and provides environmental awareness training for construction crews, and conduct construction compliance monitoring for projects located in Santa Cruz, San Benito, and other Counties in Northern California. This position will be primarily outdoors. Ability to identify native and introduced amphibians and nesting bird is required. Previous experience conducting surveys and compliance monitoring for CTS and CRLF is desired. Candidates must have good communication skills, work with construction contractors, ability to write clearly, prepare field data forms. Work assignments generally include working 32-50 hours a week.


  • Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in Biology or related field

  • Knowledge of the flora and fauna of Central and Northern California

  • Solid field skills, including the ability understand project construction drawings and to work primarily outdoors

  • Ability to work effectively as part of a construction compliance team

  • Experience with conducting amphibian and general nesting bird surveys

  • Understanding of consulting or construction monitoring/compliance monitoring.

  • Qualified candidates will be energetic, a team player, and possess excellent communication and writing skills

  • At least 1 year of wildlife biology survey and monitoring experience. ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce.ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels.(EOE Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity)For a listing of other career opportunities at ICF, please visit our Career Center athttps://careers.icfi.com_._ Location: /California-Sacramento/ Requisition ID: /1700001197/

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Forensic Biologist III

Forensic Biologist III You are viewing a single job/exam. Click here to view the full list of current opportunities Location:

Rochester, NY Name: Forensic Biologist III Type: County Department Job Announcements Deadline:

N/A Price: N/A JOB SUMMARY: This is an entry-level technical position in the Department of Public Safety, County Crime Laboratory, responsible for collecting evidence, and performing chemical and microscopic analyses of unknown substances and evidentiary material required in criminal investigations.

Analyses is performed on blood, saliva, semen, perspiration, and other related specimens. Work involves use and routine maintenance of sophisticated laboratory equipment. Work is reviewed and supervised by Forensic Biologists I and/or II.

This position differs from Forensic Biologist II in that this is an entry-level position and the performance of less complex analyses. The employee reports directly to, and works under the general supervision of, a Forensic Biologist I or other higher-level staff member. Staff supervision is not a responsibility.

Does related work as required. Click HERE to view the full job announcement.

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Cancer Biologist

Organization and Job ID Job ID: 306289 Directorate: Earth & Biological Sciences Division:

Biological Sciences Group: Integrative Omics

Job Description Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is seeking a Senior Scientist (Level IV/V) with scientific expertise in cancer biology, with strong interest and/or experience in the collaborative application of integrated genomic, epigenomic, and proteomic approaches to enable a predictive understanding of cancer etiology, progression, and treatment in support of precision medicine objectives. The ideal candidate should balance expertise in mechanistic studies, using molecular tools for genetic engineering, with hypothesis-generating studies utilizing the principles of biomarker science.

Topics of research focus should include, but are not necessarily limited to, broad NIH priorities in basic and translational cancer research as exemplified by major initiatives such as the Cancer Moonshot, the cancer microbiome, and precision oncology. The candidate’s research strategies should emphasize an integrated systems approach focused on understanding and using integrated multiple data types (genomics, epigenomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, metabolomics, environmental exposures, and microbiomics) to collaboratively build predictive models of cancer progression or response to therapy. This position features opportunities for collaborative research with PNNL scientists whose expertise spans a broad range of environmental, material, and computational sciences.

The successful candidate will have access to extensive research capabilities including systems biology analytics (e.g., proteomics, transcriptomics, metabolomics), molecular biology and protein purification/characterization, advanced imaging, bioinformatics, and computational modeling. The successful candidate is expected to further develop scientific leadership skills within the Biological Sciences Division at PNNL. This position is located in Richland, WA.

Minimum Qualifications • Bachelor's degree with at least 7 years experience or a Master's degree with 5 years experience or a PhD with 3 years. • Must be a technical expert who selects and widely applies principles, theories and concepts in a major field of specialization.

Preferred Qualifications • Education/Experience: PhD in an area of cell, molecular or developmental biology with at least 7 years’ experience.

Demonstrated ability to attract and carry out R&D programs as evidenced by funding and publication record. • Technical Expertise: Ability to lead integrated research activities in support of existing and future projects, with responsibility for overall technical approach and execution. • Level of Responsibility: Operates independently to design and oversee tasks, responsible for meeting task scope, schedule and budget in cooperation with project manager. The candidate will also be expected to lead or co-lead proposals for externally funded projects, and engage in client interactions and project reviews.

Equal Employment Opportunity PNNL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse, talented workforce. EOE Disability/Vet/M/F/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Staff at PNNL must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States. Directorate:Earth & Biological SciencesJob Category:Scientists/Scientific SupportGroup:Integrative OmicsOpening Date:2017-02-15Closing Date:2017-08-15

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Computational Biologist &Ndash; Cancer Epigenetics

Computational Biologist – Cancer Epigenetics + Requisition ID:WD99077 + Position:Full-Time Regular + Open date:Nov 17, 2016 6:28 PM + Functional area:Science and Technology + Location: Collegeville, Pennsylvania + Required degrees:MSc + Experience required:6 years + Relocation:Not Indicated Email a friend Basic qualifications:• MSc or PhD in computational biology, bioinformatics, biology, or a related field. • 5+ years of experience in a bioinformatics-related position • Experience managing the technical, scientific, and strategic work of other scientists • Demonstrated ability to assemble novel data analysis pipelines with rigorous QC checkpoints • Experience with many genomic data types including RNA-Seq, ChIP-Seq, and microarray-based gene expression and DNA methylation • Strong ability to communicate analysis results in a clear and concise manner in both written and verbal form • Work effectively within large multidisciplinary teams • Adept at managing multiple priorities in an efficient and organized manner • A publication record that demonstrates an ability to successfully utilize bioinformatic approaches to drive scientific discovery Preferred qualifications:• A scientific background in cancer biology, cancer genetics, epigenetics, or chromatin • Demonstrated ability to integrate multiple data types • Direct knowledge of the drug discovery and/or development process • Machine learning and scripting skills • Training in statistical analyses Details:The Cancer Epigenetics Discovery Performance Unit (DPU) within Oncology R&D is seeking a highly motivated computational biologist to join a multidisciplinary team working to discover and develop novel epigenetic medicines for the treatment of cancer.

The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing a group of computational biologists and support the DPU by integrating and mining genomic data, investigating pathways/networks to identify predictive and pharmacodynamic biomarkers, and understanding the cellular mechanism of lead molecules in both clinical and pre-clinical settings. This exceptionally talented individual will be adept at leading a small group, working with large genomic data sets, possess a broad knowledge of genetic and genomic technologies used in cancer research, and have an understanding of cancer biology. You will enjoy working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, and be comfortable communicating complex bioinformatic approaches and analyses to a diverse group of scientists. • A scientific background in cancer biology, cancer genetics, epigenetics, or chromatin • Demonstrated ability to integrate multiple data types • Direct knowledge of the drug discovery and/or development process • Machine learning and scripting skills • Training in statistical analyses *LI-GSK Contact information:

You may apply for this position online by selecting the Apply now button. If you require an accommodation or other assistance to apply for a job at GSK, please contact the GSK HR Service Centre at 1-877-694-7547 (US Toll Free) or +1 801 567 5155 (outside US). GSK is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability, genetic information, military service, covered/protected veteran status or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Important notice to Employment businesses/ AgenciesGSK does not accept referrals from employment businesses and/or employment agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site. All employment businesses/agencies are required to contact GSK's commercial and general procurement/human resources department to obtain prior written authorization before referring any candidates to GSK. The obtaining of prior written authorization is a condition precedent to any agreement (verbal or written) between the employment business/ agency and GSK.

In the absence of such written authorization being obtained any actions undertaken by the employment business/agency shall be deemed to have been performed without the consent or contractual agreement of GSK. GSK shall therefore not be liable for any fees arising from such actions or any fees arising from any referrals by employment businesses/agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site. Please note that if you are a US Licensed Healthcare Professional or Healthcare Professional as defined by the laws of the state issuing your license, GSK may be required to capture and report expenses GSK incurs, on your behalf, in the event you are afforded an interview for employment.

This capture of applicable transfers of value is necessary to ensure GSK’s compliance to all federal and state US Transparency requirements. For more information, please visit GSK’s Transparency ReportingFor the Recordsite.

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Biologist - II

Biologist - IIDurham, North Carolina Apply Save Type:Contract Category:Scientific & Clinical Job ID:116413 Date Posted:04/18/2017 Pharmaceutical company looking for a entry level Biologist! Responsibilities: The Quality Operations Laboratory Analyst performs on-demand bioanalytical laboratory testing in support of a bulk vaccine production process.

The emphasis is on cell-based and virological laboratory methods, such as cell-line maintenance, and hemadsorption. Requirements: + BS in Biology, Microbiology or Biochemistry + 1-3 years of pharma experience + Experience with mammalian cell culture and virology + Knowledge of GMPs and GLPs preferred Apply Save

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Gamete Biologist - Lab-Rei-Sunnyvale (1.0 Fte, Days)

Clinical Services 1.0 FTE, 8 Hour Day Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is the heart and soul of Stanford Children’s Health. Nationally ranked and internationally recognized, our 311-bed hospital is devoted entirely to pediatrics and obstetrics.

Our six centers of excellence provide comprehensive services and deep expertise in key obstetric and pediatric areas: brain & behavior, cancer, heart, pregnancy & newborn, pulmonary and transplant. We also provide an additional, wide range of services for babies, kids and pregnant moms. The Gamete Biologist is responsible for performing all aspects of in vitro fertilization procedures under direct supervision.

The position is composed of embryology and andrology related duties. These tasks include media preparation, ovum pick up by harvest procedure, maintaining cell cultures, insemination, testicular aspiration or biopsy procedures, fertilization checks, blastocyst culture, transfer of embryos by catheter, cryopreservation and thawing of human embryos, assisted hatching and intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI). Duties in andrology include semen analysis and semen preparation for ART procedures. Essential Functions:

The essential functions listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification. They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

Must perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Service Standards of the Hospital(s). • Accurate maintenance of laboratory records, including proficiency testing, quality control, equipment maintenance, monitoring and calibration, patient test and clinical procedure records, deviations from established performance specifications and corrective actions taken. • Identify problems which may adversely affect patient test or procedure results, and either rectify the problem or report it to the laboratory director, scientific advisor or laboratory supervisor; Solves problems using available reference material when necessary.• Maintains neat, legible and complete written records of work performed and performs additional record keeping or data analysis as required or requested. • Performance of routine laboratory maintenance; ordering and stocking laboratory supplies. • Performs embryology and andrology related procedures - media preparation, ovum pick up by harvest procedure, maintaining cell cultures, insemination, testicular aspiration or biopsy procedures, fertilization checks, blastocyst culture, transfer of embryos by catheter, cryopreservation and thawing of human embryos, assisted hatching and intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI). • Responsible for compiling accurate data for CDC/SART reporting. • Responsible for performing all aspects of in vitro fertilization procedures. Performance of all the duties required in the REI/IVF laboratories. • Strict adherence to all established safety regulations as outlined in the Universal Precautions/Infection Control Policy (Policy #P005). Minimum Qualifications:Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying. Education: Bachelor's degree in a work-related discipline/field from an accredited college or university Experience:

One (1) year of progressively responsible and directly related work experience Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or licensure/certification. • Ability to apply judgment and make informed decisions. • Ability to conduct analysis and formulate conclusions. • Ability to effectively prioritize work and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment. • Ability to foster effective working relationships and build consensus. • Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, work independently and meet deadlines. • Knowledge and in-depth understanding of chemical, biological or clinical laboratory science and medical technology. • Knowledge and proficiency in human gamete cryopreservation. • Knowledge and proficiency in micromanipulation Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI). • Knowledge and proficiency in stem cell culture and somatic cell nuclear transfer. • Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area. • Knowledge of local, state and federal regulatory requirements related to areas of functional responsibility. • Knowledge of new technologies (in specific field) and maintain and stay abreast of updates and changes. Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment.

Accordingly, LPCH does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability. Women and men, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. REQNUMBER: 6444-2A

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