Research Assistant I

University Of Chicago Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 3 months ago

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Department
2013003 Pediatrics-Cardiology

About the Unit

Our laboratory studies basic questions in cardiac development and function. We take biochemical, molecular, genetic, genomic and cellular approaches to these problems. Our aims are to elucidate general principles of organ morphogenesis using the heart as a model, understand the ontogeny of Congenital Heart Disease, and contribute to our understanding of cardiac evolution.

Job Family

Research

Responsible for all aspects of research projects and research facilities. Plans and conducts clinical and non-clinical research; facilitates and monitors daily activities of clinical trials or research projects. Directs engineering and technical support activities to develop and maintain tools and computational methods needed to gather and analyze data.

Career Track and Job Level

Research

Oversees all aspects of management, scientific technological development, and operations for major research projects or research facilities. Ensures compliance of research activities with institutional, state, and federal regulatory policies, procedures, directives and mandates. Writes articles, reports and manuscripts. Presents research findings at meetings and/or conferences.

T1: Entry-level position with appropriate licenses/training certifications. Has basic skills in an analytical or scientific method or operational process. Works within clearly defined standard operating procedures and/or scientific methods and adheres to quality guidelines. Work is completed with close supervision.

Role Impact

Individual Contributor

Responsibilities

The job provides basic technical support activities related to scientific research projects. Complies with institutional, state, and federal regulatory policies, procedures, directives and mandates. Assists in drafting presentations on research findings.

  1. This job provides technical and administrative support in a laboratory environment performing basic laboratory techniques, research and analysis under direction., 2) Provides routine or standardized laboratory duties by collecting data in support of research projects under direct supervision., 3) Collects and enters data. Assists in analysis of data and with preparation of reports, manuscripts and other documents., 4) Complies with institution, state and federal regulatory policies, procedures, directives, and mandates., 5) Performs other related work as needed.

Unit-specific Responsibilities

  1. Orders and maintains laboratory equipment and supplies
  2. May orient or coordinate the work of research support staff and students

Unit-preferred Competencies

  1. Basic molecular biology techniques: including but not limited to: PCR, cell culture experience, media preparation.
  2. Attention to detail and Organizational skills
  3. Verbal and written communication skills
  4. Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Working Conditions

Work Setting

  1. Research Lab-Office Setting

Education, Experience, and Certifications

Minimum requirements include vocational training, apprenticeships or the equivalent experience in related field (not typically required to have a four-year degree).

Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through < 2 years of work experience in a related job discipline.

preferred qualifications

education

  1. bachelor's degree in related field

required documents

  1. cover letter
  2. resume/cv

note: when applying, all required documents must be uploaded under the resume/cv section of the application

flsa status

non-exempt

pay frequency

biweekly

pay grade

depends on qualifications

scheduled weekly hours
40

benefits eligible

yes

drug test required

no

health screen required

yes

motor vehicle record inquiry required

no

posting date
2019-08-19-07:00

remove from posting on or before
2020-02-19-08:00

posting statement

the university of chicago is an affirmative action/equal opportunity/disabled/veterans employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. for additional information please see the university's notice of nondiscrimination.

staff job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5800 or submit a request via applicant inquiry form.

the university of chicago's annual security & fire safety report (report) provides information about university offices and programs that provide safety support, crime and fire statistics, emergency response and communications plans, and other policies and information. the report can be accessed online at: http://securityreport.uchicago.edu. paper copies of the report are available, upon request, from the university of chicago police department, 850 e. 61st street, chicago, il 60637. 2="" years="" of="" work="" experience="" in="" a="" related="" job="" discipline.="" preferred="" qualifications="" education="" 1)="" bachelor's="" degree="" in="" related="" field="" required="" documents="" 1)="" cover="" letter="" 2)="" resume/cv="" note:="" when="" applying,="" all="" required="" documents="" must="" be="" uploaded="" under="" the="" resume/cv="" section="" of="" the="" application="" flsa="" status="" non-exempt="" pay="" frequency="" biweekly="" pay="" grade="" depends="" on="" qualifications="" scheduled="" weekly="" hours="" 40="" benefits="" eligible="" yes="" drug="" test="" required="" no="" health="" screen="" required="" yes="" motor="" vehicle="" record="" inquiry="" required="" no="" posting="" date="" 2019-08-19-07:00="" remove="" from="" posting="" on="" or="" before="" 2020-02-19-08:00="" posting="" statement="" the="" university="" of="" chicago="" is="" an="" affirmative="" action/equal="" opportunity/disabled/veterans="" employer="" and="" does="" not="" discriminate="" on="" the="" basis="" of="" race,="" color,="" religion,="" sex,="" sexual="" orientation,="" gender="" identity,="" national="" or="" ethnic="" origin,="" age,="" status="" as="" an="" individual="" with="" a="" disability,="" protected="" veteran="" status,="" genetic="" information,="" or="" other="" protected="" classes="" under="" the="" law.="" for="" additional="" information="" please="" see="" the="" university's="" notice="" of="" nondiscrimination.="" staff="" job="" seekers="" in="" need="" of="" a="" reasonable="" accommodation="" to="" complete="" the="" application="" process="" should="" call="" 773-702-5800="" or="" submit="" a="" request="" via="" applicant="" inquiry="" form.="" the="" university="" of="" chicago's="" annual="" security="" &="" fire="" safety="" report="" (report)="" provides="" information="" about="" university="" offices="" and="" programs="" that="" provide="" safety="" support,="" crime="" and="" fire="" statistics,="" emergency="" response="" and="" communications="" plans,="" and="" other="" policies="" and="" information.="" the="" report="" can="" be="" accessed="" online="" at:="" http://securityreport.uchicago.edu.="" paper="" copies="" of="" the="" report="" are="" available,="" upon="" request,="" from="" the="" university="" of="" chicago="" police="" department,="" 850="" e.="" 61st="" street,="" chicago,="" il="">

preferred qualifications

education

  1. bachelor's degree in related field

required documents

  1. cover letter
  2. resume/cv

note: when applying, all required documents must be uploaded under the resume/cv section of the application

flsa status

non-exempt

pay frequency

biweekly

pay grade

depends on qualifications

scheduled weekly hours
40

benefits eligible

yes

drug test required

no

health screen required

yes

motor vehicle record inquiry required

no

posting date
2019-08-19-07:00

remove from posting on or before
2020-02-19-08:00

posting statement

the university of chicago is an affirmative action/equal opportunity/disabled/veterans employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. for additional information please see the university's notice of nondiscrimination.

staff job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5800 or submit a request via applicant inquiry form.

the university of chicago's annual security & fire safety report (report) provides information about university offices and programs that provide safety support, crime and fire statistics, emergency response and communications plans, and other policies and information. the report can be accessed online at: http://securityreport.uchicago.edu. paper copies of the report are available, upon request, from the university of chicago police department, 850 e. 61st street, chicago, il 60637.>


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