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Part-time Research Technologist III

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.

Day (United States of America)

LocationAnn & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Job Description
Conducts complex experimental research in a research lab, functioning as a specialist or technical expert. Manages one or more phase(s) of a major project(s) or all activities of a small project. Ensures overall lab compliance with all associated rules & regulations.

K.S.A.'s:

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; OR appropriate combination of education and experience and 5 years' lab/bench or other relevant experience required; OR Successful completion of a full course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a master's or higher degree in a scientific major or related; OR appropriate combination of education and experience and 3 year lab/bench or other relevant experience.

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.

Job Duties:

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.

Oversees & manages lab databases which may include ensuring that experiments are observed & thatdata 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.

Creates & maintains lab manuals regarding operating, safety, etc. procedures.

Creates lab financial plan & budget/audit expenses.

Obtains sales quotes for lab equipment & supplies.

Reviews & adjusts expenses to decrease costs.

Oversees repair & maintenance of all lab equipment.

Ensures that lab supplies are ready & availablewhen necessary.

Other job functions as assigned.

EducationBachelor's Degree (Required)

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

There's a Place for You with Us

At Lurie Children's we embrace and celebrate diversity and equity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team with a variety of backgrounds, skills, and viewpoints - recognizing that diverse identities strengthen our workplace and the care we can provide to the Chicago community and beyond. We treat everyone fairly, appreciate differences, and make meaningful connections that foster belonging and allyship. This is a place where you can be your best, so we can give our best to the patients and families who trust us with their care.
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... For full info follow application link.

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Job Posting: 11918470

Posted On: May 21, 2024

Updated On: May 21, 2024

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