Research Specialist 1
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Chicago, IL 60664
20128 Ophthalmology & Visual Science
- About the Unit?
- Job Information?
The Research Specialist 1’s principal contribution is providing technical and administrative support for a research project. Under general supervision, the Research Specialist 1 performs moderately complex lab and/or research-related duties and tasks. The ideal candidate has excellent organization skills and attention to detail as well as someone who can work autonomously but also collaborate with others.
- Laboratory duties: setting up and performing experiments; interacting with other laboratory staff under the direction of the principal investigator
- Laboratory duties: maintain and supervise the mouse colonies of the research group and perform genotyping on the mouse strains as necessary
- Laboratory duties: involved with methods to characterize gut microbial populations and common animal models with conventional microbiome and germ-free mice
- Laboratory duties: maintaining laboratory notebooks, participating in general laboratory organization and reporting findings in laboratory meetings
- Collects and maintains data and/or specimens
- Analyzes data including computational data analysis
- Assist with clinical trials
- Assist with IRB process
- Conducts literature reviews
- Assists with preparation of reports, manuscripts and other documents
- Maintains and orders equipment and supplies
- Helps monitor compliance with institutional, state, and federal regulatory policies, procedures, directives and mandates
- Responsibilities may include the following non-laboratory duties: May assist in recruiting and scheduling research subjects; assisting with developing or amending study protocols; assisting with developing data collection tools; assisting with building databases; and providing general administrative support
- Attention to detail
- Ability to work autonomously
- Additional Requirements??
Education, Experience or Certifications:
- Bachelor’s degree in a field relevant to the research being conducted required
- One year of relevant research experience required
- Previous experience with IRB process preferred
Technical Knowledge or Skills:****
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint required
- Basic computer proficiency required
- Knowledge in relevant scientific field required
- Knowledge of research techniques or methods required
- Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures required
- Analytical skills required
- AURA system experience preferred
- Laboratory skills pertinent to molecular and cellular biology required
- Cover Letter
- References Upon Request
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application
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- Pay Range
Depends on Qualifications
- Scheduled Weekly Hours?
- Job is Exempt??
- Drug Test Required???
- Does this position require incumbent to operate a vehicle on the job??
- Health Screen Required???
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- Posted 30+ Days Ago
- Full time