Rush University Medical Center Chicago , IL 60602
The Immunology/Microbiology Research Department is looking for a full time Laboratory Research Technician 1 to join their team and staff.
The Lab Research Technician 1 is responsible for performing basic scientific tests, experiments, and analyses while working under the direction of a Principal Investigator (PI) and more senior lab staff.
Exemplifies the Rush mission, vision and values and acts in accordance with Rush policies and procedures.
Gather and prepare biological samples, such as blood, food, and bacteria cultures, for laboratory analysis.
Set up, maintain, and clean laboratory instruments and equipment, such as microscopes, scales, and test tubes.
Assist research staff to conduct basic laboratory tests and procedures for a limited number of ongoing research studies.
Use computer software to collect and analyze experimental data.
Follow good laboratory safety practices and comply with safety protocols.
Document work including equipment settings, procedures, and results according to lab protocols.
Position Qualifications Include:
Bachelor's degree preferred; High School diploma with 2 years of laboratory experience required.
Familiarity with traditional laboratory instruments and basic knowledge of basic experimental design
Knowledge of good laboratory practice, lab health and safety principles
Attention to detail and accuracy
Effective oral and written communication
Ranked among the top academic medical centers in the country, Rush University Medical Center is an outstanding place to enhance your career. Everything we do centers on one goal: improving patient care.
Rush offers a competitive salary, and valuable healthy living benefits including: health, dental and vision to help you maintain and improve your health. Rush also offers several ways to invest in your future.
The Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP) has awarded Rush full accreditation for three years. Rush is one of the first academic medical centers in Illinois to receive this accreditation.
Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.
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