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Visiting Graduate Student

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Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chica
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Chicago, IL 60664
Job Description

Focuses on the continuation of the Ph.D-oriented experimental work as it pertains to the mission of their institution and the Advanced Center for Translational Genetic Medicine (ACT-GeM) within the Stanley Manne Children’s Research Institute. Such work will revolve around the identification and characterization of genetic lesions that contribute to human genetic disorders; the molecular dissection of such disorders; and the investigation for new therapeutic modalities.In addition, Visiting Graduate Student will abide by the standards and expectations of Northwestern University graduate students, including experimental processes and record-keeping; regulatory affairs; scholarship and participation in community-based scientific activities such as seminars, dissertations and retreats.

+ Acting as a technical expert or specialist in a particular field within a research lab, establishes & optimizes protocols & coordinates conduct of multiple complex experiments.

+ Reviews results & revises protocols as necessary to ensure that project objectives are attained.

+ Sets-up, operates and maintains standard lab equipment.

+ Records test results & manages lab databases which may include ensuring that experiments are observed & that data is collected & entered correctly. Reviews & analyzes data. Creates computer models, graphs, reports & summaries for use in publications, professional journals, & grant applications.

+ Co-authors scientific papers for presentation & publication.

+ Researches & obtains funding.

+ Other job functions as assigned.

+ Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor’s or higher degree in a scientific major or related.

+ Working knowledge of computers, ability to troubleshoot, work independently, and function as a team member is essential. Therefore, experience in regular interaction with outside groups is highly desirable.

+ Excellent command of the English language and the ability to communicate effectively.

+ Strong organizational skills including the ability to establish priorities, react promptly to a large variety of requests, and the ability to keep the workplace clean and organized.

Requisition ID: 2019-11593

Shift: Day/Evening/Weekends

Street: 303 E Superior St

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