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Job Details
Job Order Number
JC149140953
Company Name
University of Chicago
Physical Address

Chicago, IL 60664
Job Description
  1. Please make sure to read the job posting in its entirety as it reflects both the University roles and responsibilities, followed by the specific description.
  1. Department

42626 RISC

  1. About the Unit
  1. Job Family

Research

Responsible for all aspects of research projects and research facilities. Plans and conducts clinical and non-clinical research; facilitates and monitors daily activities of clinical trials or research projects. Directs engineering and technical support activities to develop and maintain tools and computational methods needed to gather and analyze data.

  1. Career Track and Job Level

Research

Oversees all aspects of management, scientific technological development, and operations for major research projects or research facilities. Ensures compliance of research activities with institutional, state, and federal regulatory policies, procedures, directives and mandates. Writes articles, reports and manuscripts. Presents research findings at meetings and/or conferences.

P1: Performs routine assignments in the entry level to a professional job progression. Typically requires a college or university degree or the equivalent work experience that provides knowledge and exposure to fundamental theories, principles and concepts. Develops competence by performing structured work assignments. Uses existing procedures to solve routine or standard problems. Receives instruction, guidance and direction from others.

  1. Role Impact

Individual Contributor

  1. Responsibilities

The job performs routine assignments related to scientific research projects. Ensures compliance of research activities with institutional, state, and federal regulatory policies, procedures, directives and mandates. Analyzes possible solutions using standard procedures. Writes articles, reports and manuscripts. Assists in drafting presentations on research findings.

1) Maintains technical and administrative support for a research project., 2) Analyzes and maintains data and/or specimens. Conducts literature reviews. Assists with preparation of reports, manuscripts and other documents., 3) Installs, sets up and performs experiments; interacting with students and other laboratory staff under the direction of the principal investigator., 4) Maintains 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. Has general awareness in research techniques or methods, regulatory policies and procedures, and relevant scientific field, 5) Performs other related work as needed.


Job Summary***

This position performs routine assignments related to scientific research projects. Ensures compliance of research activities with institutional, state, and federal regulatory policies, procedures, directives and mandates. Analyzes possible solutions using standard procedures. Writes articles, reports and manuscripts. Assists in drafting presentations on research findings.


Unit-Specific Responsibilities***

1) The role of AI SLC Analyst will be charged with conducting research and analyses on challenging social issues, which is part of a larger effort we are conducting to generate creative, unconventional solutions to some of society’s most intractable problems.
2) This position will be a member of a small team in a startup-like environment.

3) Manage a portfolio of research projects related to the most challenging social issues of our times (e.g. gun violence, opiate addiction, multi-generational poverty, etc.).

4) Conduct background research that summarizes the history and current state of such issues and attempted solutions.

5) Analyze data to further define such issues and assemble evidence of core causes.

6) Formulate hypotheses concerning the core causes of such issues and work with our team to invent potential solutions.

7) Help organize and conduct “Greatest Minds” sessions with panels of experts and creative thinkers to generate unconventional, potential solutions.

8) Write proposals for potential partners (Foundations, NGOs, government agencies, etc.) to secure funding/resources for field testing and scaling potential solutions.

9) Make presentations of background or findings to colleagues, scale partners, or potential donors.


Unit-Preferred Competencies***

1) Demonstrated aptitude for data and analytics.

2) Exceptional record of academic achievement, and possess strong analytical, problem-solving, writing and presentation skills.

3) Work collaboratively and effectively in a team environment.

4) Communicate complex ideas effectively-both verbally, in writing, and in presentations.

5) Proven record of leadership in a work setting or through extracurricular activities.

6) Strong ability to manage multiple competing priorities.

7) Comfort with startup-like environment-a blistering pace combined with lean resources and less-than-perfect processes.

8) Demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint and Word; preferred skills using SQL and database-querying software, data visualization software, and statistical analysis tools such as R or Stata.

  1. Education, Experience, and Certifications

Minimum requirements include a college or university degree in related field.

Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through < 2 years of work experience in a related job discipline.

Preferred Qualifications

Education

1) Bachelor’s degree


Required Documents***

1) Resume

2) Short (250-word) essay on a social topic of interest to you

NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.

  1. FLSA Status

Exempt

  1. Pay Frequency

Monthly

  1. Pay Grade

Depends on Qualifications

  1. Scheduled Weekly Hours

37.5

  1. Benefits Eligible

Yes

  1. Drug Test Required

No

  1. Health Screen Required

No

  1. Motor Vehicle Record Inquiry Required

No

  1. Posting Date

2019-10-07-07:00

  1. Remove from Posting On or Before

2020-04-07-07:00

  1. Posting Statement

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University’s Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Staff Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5800 or submit a request via Applicant Inquiry Form.

The University of Chicago’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report (Report) provides information about University offices and programs that provide safety support, crime and fire statistics, emergency response and communications plans, and other policies and information. The Report can be accessed online at: http://securityreport.uchicago.edu. Paper copies of the Report are available, upon request, from the University of Chicago Police Department, 850 E. 61st Street, Chicago, IL 60637.

  • Posted 30+ Days Ago
  • Full time
  • JR06716


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