Research Professional 2

University Of Chicago Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 3 months ago

Please make sure to read the job posting in its entirety as it reflects both the University roles and responsibilities, followed by the specific description.

Department2012217 Medicine-Hematology/Oncology

About the Unit

Job FamilyResearch

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 LevelResearch Professional

Facilitates and promotes a research project or contributes to the scientific direction of a research resource.

P2: Requires knowledge and experience in own discipline; still acquiring higher-level knowledge and skills. Builds knowledge of the organization, processes and customers. Solves a range of straightforward problems. Analyzes possible solutions using standard procedures. Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction.

Role ImpactIndividual Contributor

ResponsibilitiesThe job facilitates and promotes a research project or contributes to the scientific direction of a research resource. Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction.

  1. Serves as a resource for collecting data and performing analysis. Contributes to facilitating and promoting a research project by providing scientific or intellectual information., 2) Reviews laboratory protocols and training on new techniques. Manage complex data sets for research., 3) Leads the contributions to scientific writing and publications, including protocols and grants., 4) Trains new laboratory personnel., 5) Performs other related work as needed.

Unit-specific Responsibilities

  1. Manages all administrative aspects of basic and translational research endeavors of the laboratory.
  2. This entails ordering of reagents/equipment, acting as the point person between the laboratory and regulatory offices such as biosafety, chemical safety, animal care facility.
  3. In addition will be responsible for keeping a well-organized laboratory space belonging to the PI.
  4. Manage the bone marrow transplant repository and coordinate with clinical care givers to procure samples.
  5. Process and cryopreserve all samples collected for the transplant repository and manage the associated data bases.
  6. Manages research technologists and support staff in their daily activities.
  7. Provide appropriate training to new students, fellows in safety procedures and key laboratory techniques.
  8. Manages research data, performs hands-on research, synthesize and presents data at meetings both internal and external forums.

Unit-preferred Competencies

  1. Exceptional organizational skills.
  2. Competent in all aspects of maintaining a cell repository.
  3. Knowledge and competent in working with human blood samples.
  4. Highly competent in molecular biology techniques, cell culture, protein biochemistry and flow cytometry.
  5. Data base management Interpersonal skills and supervising staff and students.

Education, Experience, and CertificationsMinimum requirements include a PhD in related field.

Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through 2-5 years of work experience in a related job discipline.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience

  1. 10 years of experience in biomedical research either in an academic setting or industry
  2. Experience in managing cell repositories, data collection
  3. Hands-on experience working with mouse models and primary human cells

Required Documents

  1. Resume
  2. Cover letter

NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.

FLSA StatusExempt

Pay FrequencyMonthly

Pay GradeDepends on Qualifications

Scheduled Weekly Hours40

Benefits EligibleYes

Drug Test RequiredNo

Health Screen RequiredNo

Motor Vehicle Record Inquiry RequiredNo

Posting Date2019-06-03-07:00

Remove from Posting On or Before2019-12-03-08:00

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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