Current Job Openings


Requisition Number: 55611

The Stanford Blood Center is seeking a Life Science Research Assistant II to perform more complex functions and activities involved in defined research projects, and independently conduct a portion of the research project(s).

Core Duties include:

  • Perform complex (lab and/or field) experiments for a major portion of the research project. Maintain detailed records of experiments and outcomes.
  • Interpret and analyze results, often where few guidelines exist. Based on prior results, contribute to development of new research protocols and procedures or adaptation of existing protocols.
  • Make recommendations on plan design and/or research direction to principal investigator.
  • Work with health and safety department to ensure lab complies with regulations and all required trainings.
  • Participate in multidisciplinary teams across different departments.
  • Oversee supply and equipment budget under supervision of principal investigator or business manager.
  • Perform ongoing literature review to remain current with new procedures and related research; present findings for lab work group.
  • Contribute substantively to the preparation of papers for publication, especially in the results section. May contribute to publication of findings and present ongoing work and findings to colleagues at academic conferences.
  • 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.
  • 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.

* Other duties may also be assigned 


For a complete job description and to apply, visit and reference job #55611.

QC Laboratory Technician

Requisition Number: 55662

Stanford Blood Center is seeking a full-time, benefited Laboratory Technician to perform qualitative and quantitative tests of blood specimens following standard operating procedures (SOPs) and established regulations; report test results; quarantine and label blood components; and evaluate and perform validation plans for new equipment or processing, including the development of applicable SOPs and training plans. This individual will work an evening shift of 3:30 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.


For complete job description and  to apply, visit and reference job #55662.


Requisition Number: 55596

Stanford Blood Center is seeking a Blood Donor Recruiter to schedule platelet, whole blood and plasma donor appointments meeting specific metrics in regard to appointments and telephone calls. This is a part-time, benefited position. Occasional work on evenings and weekends.

Qualifications: High School diploma, G.E.D., or equivalent; and two years’ experience in a customer service-oriented position required.


For a complete job description and to apply, visit and reference job #55596.

QRA Specialist

Requisition Number: 55599

Stanford Blood Center is seeking a Quality & Regulatory Affairs Specialist. Under the general supervision of the Director of Quality and Regulatory Affairs, this position will perform the quality and regulatory affairs duties and responsibilities by reviewing department procedures, forms, training documents, product and equipment quality control (QC), change control processes and validations, and assist with development, as necessary. They will develop, perform and report departmental, system audits, and safety inspections; perform Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and safety training, trend analysis of events and quality indicators, root cause analysis, process improvement, corrective and preventive actions; and maintain compliance by enforcing applicable regulations and standards set by regulatory agencies and submit appropriate reports, when required.


For complete job description and to apply, visit and reference job #55599.

Clinical Laboratory Scientist

Requisition Number: 55212

Stanford Blood Center’s Histocompatibility Lab has several openings for Clinical Laboratory Scientists to perform highly complex human histocompatibility testing for organ transplantation, including molecular typing, HLA antibody identification and crossmatch testing, including both machine and manual assays. This position is responsible for testing specimens and analyzing, interpreting and reporting results. Clinical test results are used directly to inform patient care decisions, with errors potentially leading to adverse events. Experience in HLA is a plus, but we will train. After completion of training, regular work hours will be assigned based on department needs

For a complete job description, or to apply, visit and reference job #55212.

Project Manager

Requisition Number: 55490

The Stanford Blood Center is seeking a Project Manager to lead key organization initiatives. Reporting to the Strategic Projects Manager, the Project Manager is responsible for the coordination and completion of all aspects of project management on assigned projects, including but not limited to project scope, project schedule, project budget, project plans, facilitating meetings, documenting requirements, overseeing development, operational workflows and implementation. Additionally, the Project Manager supports program management activities to ensure that all projects across the organization are on time, within scope and within budget.

For complete job description, visit and reference job#55490.

HLA Quality Specialist

Requisition Number: 53396

Stanford Blood Center is seeking an HLA Quality Specialist to perform a broad range of administrative, analytical and executive duties. Tasks will be related to assessing, planning, implementing and monitoring laboratory quality, regulatory compliance and performance improvement in the histocompatibility testing clinical labs. In collaboration with lab leadership, this person will identify, plan and execute strategies and methods to monitor and promote laboratory quality and regulatory compliance; as well as maintain and organize documentation and records, and maintain and monitor quality indicators. They will also handle incident investigations; facilitate and host onsite inspections; prepare applications for licensure, certification and accreditation; and facilitate and manage reviews and revisions of laboratory procedures.

For complete job description and to apply, please visit and reference job #53396.

HLA Clinical Coordinator

Requisition Number: 53389

Stanford Blood Center is seeking a Clinical Coordinator for our histocompatibility (HLA) laboratory. The Clinical Coordinator will serve as a consistent and knowledgeable liaison between the HLA laboratory and clinical services and will supervise a team of laboratory administrative associates. They will answer questions from transplant and other clinical services that require understanding of a broad range of HLA test results; provide the clinical services team with reports of test results (or will forward to a director those questions for which interpretation is required); help with determining what tests should be ordered, explaining HLA typing and antibody data; etc. The coordinator is responsible for maintaining HLA-related records for patients awaiting transplants; preparing reports and data for and attending clinical meetings with HLA directors and physicians; interacting with clinicians inside and outside Stanford to monitor HLA testing progress; preparing the Stanford and regional wait list for transplant patients; and providing and processing data for research efforts as needed.

For complete job description and to apply, please visit and reference job #53389.