Research Assistant Professor

at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chica in Lake Forest, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago provides superior pediatric care in a setting that offers the latest benefits and innovations in medical technology, research and family-friendly design. As the largest pediatric provider in the region with a 140-year legacy of excellence, kids and their families are at the center of all we do. Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago is ranked in all 10 specialties by the U.S. News & World Report. LocationSimpson Querrey Biomedical Research Center Job Description K.S.A.'s: Hold a terminal degree (PhD, MD, DO, or their equivalent) and have completed at least two years of postdoctoral training in an appropriate area Advanced computer skills including familiarity with Microsoft Office and applicable statistical software required. Possess an excellent command of the English language; medical and scientific terminology required. Ability to operate laboratory equipment sufficient to conduct applicable experiments. Organizational skills: Ability to establish priorities and react promptly to a large variety of requests and needs, sometimes in stressful situations. Job Duties: Contributes intellectually and strategically to the development of a thematic research projects related to area of research program. Design, plan, troubleshoot and execute experiments in an independent manner. Writes Institutional Board Review (IRB) protocols in order to obtain the aforementioned tissue specimens. Physically consents potential donors and/or supervising adult. Writes pertinent protocols that are submitted to and scrutinized by the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC). Independently writes research manuscripts; provides final approval for such manuscripts; is responsible for the overall editorial process; acts as the corresponding author for all manuscripts; acts as a reviewer for relevant scientific journals; acts an editor for scientific journals. Writes grants based upon data generated in the laboratory to be applied for funding at the national level. Writes scientific review articles and book chapters relevant to area of focus. Presents research findings at regional, national and international scientific meetings. Builds stature in the scientific community with regards specific area of focus. Builds scientific knowledge by reading journals and attending seminars. Demonstrates initiative in solving problems and implementing new laboratory procedures. Supervises research staff. Communicates effectively with staff and colleagues. Builds working relationship with research personnel, purchasing agents, vendors. Builds a network of scientific collaborators from a wide array of basic science and medicine based disciplines. Other job functions as assigned. Education Benefit Statement For full time and part time employees who work 20 or more hours per week we offer a generous benefits package that includes: Medical, dental and vision insurance Employer paid group term life and disability Employer contribution toward Health Savings Account Flexible Spending Accounts Paid Time Off (PTO), Paid Holidays and Paid Parental Leave 403(b) with a 5% employer match Various voluntary benefits: Supplemental Life, AD&D and Disability Critical Illness, Accident and Hospital Indemnity coverage Tuition assistance Student loan servicing and support Adoption benefits Backup Childcare and Eldercare Employee Assistance Program, and other specialized behavioral health services and resources for employees and family members Discount on services at Lurie Children's facilities Discount purchasing program Lurie Children's and its affiliatesare equal employment opportunity employers. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, order of protection status, protected genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Support email: EEO/AA Employer/Vets/Disability
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Job Posting: 11638907

Posted On: Jan 31, 2024

Updated On: Mar 01, 2024

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