scientist i

at Randstad US in north chicago, Illinois, United States

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scientist i.

+ north chicago , illinois

+ posted february 16, 2024

job details


+ $30 – $37.35 per hour

+ contract

+ bachelor degree

+ category life, physical, and social science occupations

+ reference47468

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job summary:

As the world’s largest staffing and recruitment agency in the world, we can commit to finding you the perfect role that gives you the opportunity to learn and grow in the life sciences arena. Utilizing a recruiter for your job search gives you access to a large network of top employers as well as detailed information about hundreds of positions. A current top partnership with a research-driven biopharmaceutical company is known as a powerhouse that aims to develop treatments for difficult-to-cure diseases. This renowned employer has created 32 products, including Humira and Lupron, that have highly impacted lives across the globe. If you’re looking to stand out in your field and lead the way to innovative therapies, this position is for you!

location: North Chicago, Illinois

job type: Contract

salary: $30.00 – 37.35 per hour

work hours: 9 to 5

education: Bachelors


Perform radiopharmacology experiments to support the discovery, validation, prosecution, and interpretation of PET imaging targets in neuroscience.

+ Support evaluation of new and existing PET radioligands using in vitro radiopharmacology techniques including, but not limited to, autoradiography and filter binding assays.

+ Maintain mammalian cell cultures using sterile techniques.

+ Immunofluorescence microscopy of brain sections

+ Effectively use scientific literature to aid in the understanding of target biology as it relates to design and conduct of radiopharmacology assays.

+ Ensure a clean and safe laboratory environment through diligent handling and/or use-tracking of hazardous and radioactive materials.

+ Record and analyze experimental data with full accountability and transparency to enable reliable decision making.

+ Communicate key results to team members and project stakeholders.


+ Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent education with typically 5 years of experience, or Master’s Degree or equivalent education with typically two years of experience.

+ Willingness and ability to work with low levels of radioactivity (e.g. 3H) is required

+ Experience with in vitro biochemistry or pharmacology assay techniques is required, including multichannel pipette-based liquid handling and experience planning and running assays in multi-well plates.

+ Basic familiarity with Microsoft Excel, and nonlinear curve fitting software (e.g. Graphpad Prism) is required.

+ Fluorescence microscopy experience is a plus.

+ Pharmaceutical industry experience is preferred.

skills: Molecular Biology, Chemistry, In Vitro, Cell Cultures

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

At Randstad, we welcome people of all abilities and want to ensure that our hiring and interview process meets the needs of all applicants. If you require a reasonable accommodation to make your application or interview experience a great one, please contact

Pay offered to a successful candidate will be based on several factors including the candidate’s education, work experience, work location, specific job duties, certifications, etc. In addition, Randstad offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, an incentive and recognition program, and 401K contribution (all benefits are based on eligibility).

Applications accepted on ongoing basis until filled.

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Job Posting: JC255526910

Posted On: Feb 19, 2024

Updated On: Mar 01, 2024

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