Contact

Office and Lab Space

318 Campus Drive
Clark Center, W300A
Stanford, CA 94305
: ljinhy@stanford.edu

The Lee Lab is now located on the third floor of the Clark Center's Western wing at 318 Campus Drive. To reach our lab, enter the outside door labeled W3.3. Once inside, turn right and follow the corridor to reach the lab's desk space and the office of Professor Lee.

Available Positions

We are currently seeking new resarch scientists, lab managers, post-docs and graduate students to join our group. Interested job applicants should submit their resume and statement of interest by email to Professor Lee (ljinhy@stanford.edu) and our administrative assistant Kari Sreenivasan (ksreeni2@stanford.edu).

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The Department of Neurology at Stanford University seeking a RESEARCH SCIENTIST to perform complex functions and activities involved in defined research projects, and independently conduct a major portion of the research project(s). In particular, the Lee lab seeks an individual with extensive experience in systems level neuroscience. The RESEARCH SCIENTIST will operate with significant independence in strategizing the goals of projects as well as designing, conducting and interpreting experiments, under the mentorship of the Principal Investigator.

QUALIFICATIONS:

A Ph.D. degree with several years of research experience in academia and/or industry is desired. A strong background in systems level neuroscience is essential. The successful candidate must be technically rigorous, possess strong organizational skills and enjoy working at the bench. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are imperative. The successful candidate must be able to work both independently and collaboratively and will likely have additional roles in the training of postdoctoral fellows and graduate students.

  • Minimum 2 years research experience after PhD preferable.
  • Experience with one or more of optical imaging, optogenetics, in vivo electrophysiology, MR imaging, ultrasound imaging, rodent surgery, and/or immunohistochemistry is preferable.
  • Experience working with rodents, particularly colony management and behavior testing.
  • Experience in programming in MATLAB and/or Python.
DUTIES INCLUDE
  • Provide assistance to investigators in the design and development of research studies, and be responsible for data analysis and record-keeping.
  • Design new research studies in collaboration with the principal investigator, project scientists, and research associates.
  • Carry out independent research projects as warranted.
  • Responsible for the submission of protocols and protocol revisions, and implementation of studies, including data analysis and drafting of manuscripts; contribute to the development of new research protocols and procedures or adaptation of existing protocols.
  • Oversee and ensure IACUC, APLAC, AAALAC, EH&S, and CUPA compliance.
  • Supervise (either formally or informally) staff or students as needed, including oversight and instruction on techniques, as well as consultation on project work. Serve as technical resource for other research staff.
  • Maintain detailed records of experiments and outcomes.
* - Other duties may also be assigned.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
  • A Ph.D. degree in biology/neuroscience/bioengineering or related scientific field with several years of research experience in academia and/or industry.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
  • Comprehensive understanding of scientific principles.
  • Strong analytical skills and excellent judgment.
  • Ability to work under deadlines with general guidance is essential.
  • Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to accurately complete detailed work.
  • Past proven effectiveness in lab operations as demonstrated by publications in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Goal-oriented and self-motivated with excellent oral and written communication skills.

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The Department of Neurology at Stanford University is seeking a lab manager to support, manage and facilitate activities in the lab whose interest is in interdisciplinary approaches from biology and engineering to analyze, debug, and manipulate systems-level brain circuits. We seek to understand the connectivity and function of these large-scale networks in order to drive the development of new therapies for neurological diseases. This research finds its basic building blocks in areas ranging from medical imaging and signal processing to genetics and molecular biology.

DUTIES INCLUDE
  • Perform complex lab experiments for research projects. Maintain detailed records of experiments and outcomes.
  • Interpret and analyze results.
  • Work with health and safety departments (IACUC, APLAC, AAALAC, EH&S, and CUPA) to ensure lab complies with regulations and all required trainings.
  • Participate in multidisciplinary teams across different faculties or schools.
  • Perform general lab maintenance as needed; maintain lab stock, manage chemical inventory and safety records, and provide general lab support as needed. May assist with purchasing laboratory equipment and supplies.
* - Other duties may also be assigned.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Minimum 2 years research and/or lab management experience preferable.
  • Experience working with rodents, particularly colony maintenance and behavior testing.
  • Experience with tissue culture, basic molecular biology, immunohistochemistry and cell biology techniques.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
  • Bachelor's degree in related scientific field and three years of related experience, or Master's degree.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
  • Comprehensive understanding of scientific principles.
  • General computer skills and ability to quickly learn and master computer programs, databases, and scientific applications.
  • Strong analytical skills and excellent judgment.
  • Ability to work under deadlines with general guidance is essential.
  • Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to accurately complete detailed work.
  • Strong skills in instrument and equipment maintenance.
  • Goal-oriented and self-motivated with excellent oral and written communication skills.
WORKING CONDITIONS:
  • May require working in close proximity to blood borne pathogens.
  • Position may at times require the employee to work with or be in areas where hazardous materials and/or infectious diseases are present.
  • Employee must perform tasks that require the use of personal protective equipment, such as safety glasses and shoes, protective clothing and gloves, and possibly a respirator.

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The Department of Neurology at Stanford University seeking a POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER to perform complex functions and activities involved in defined research projects, and independently conduct a major portion of the research project(s). In particular, the Lee lab seeks an individual with extensive experience in one of: in vivo electrophysiology, ultrasound imaging and neuromodulation, animal MRI (small animals, marmosets), optical imaging, systems neuroscience with a focus in Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, stroke or epilepsy, and computational modeling. The POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER will operate with significant independence in strategizing the goals of projects as well as designing, conducting and interpreting experiments, under the mentorship of the Principal Investigator.

QUALIFICATIONS:

A Ph.D. degree with a strong background in engineering or systems neuroscience. A successful candidate must be technically rigorous and possess strong organizational skills. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are imperative. A successful candidate must be able to work both independently and collaboratively.

  • Experience with one or more of optogenetics, in vivo electrophysiology, MR imaging, optical imaging, ultrasound imaging and modulation, rodent surgery, marmoset handling, immunohistochemistry, or computational modeling is preferable.
DUTIES INCLUDE
  • Provide assistance to investigators in the design and development of research studies, and be responsible for data analysis and record-keeping.
  • Carry out independent research projects.
  • Maintain detailed records of experiments and outcomes.
  • Publish research outcomes.
* - Other duties may also be assigned.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
  • A Ph.D. degree in biology/neuroscience/bioengineering/electrical engineering/chemistry/chemical engineering/computer science.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
  • Comprehensive understanding of scientific principles.
  • Strong analytical skills and excellent judgment.
  • Ability to work under deadlines with general guidance is essential.
  • Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to accurately complete detailed work.
  • Past proven effectiveness in lab operations as demonstrated by publications in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Goal-oriented and self-motivated with excellent oral and written communication skills.