Research Technologist

Chicago, IL
Mar 01, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Hyde Park Campus

2012215 Medicine-Gastro

About the Unit

Job Information

Job Summary:

The Research Technologist will participate in a translational research program in a Gastroenterology research laboratory.

  • Obtain IRB consent from patients, biobanking and updating the clinical database.
  • Perform technical duties in a translational immunology laboratory, including functional assays, cell isolation from blood and biopsies, flow cytometry, DNA extraction, PCR, RNA isolation, cell culture immunohistochemistry and tissue banking.
  • Maintain laboratory supply inventory and order all new reagents and supplies when needed.
  • Perform administrative work in support of laboratory function, eg, chemical safety.

  • Knowledge in relevant scientific field required.
  • Knowledge of research techniques or methods required.
  • Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures required.
  • Analytical skills required.
  • Problem-solving skills required.
  • Attention to detail required.
  • Organizational skills required.
  • Verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team required.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office required.

Additional Requirements

Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree by start date required.
  • Previous experience in an immunology laboratory is preferred.

Benefit Eligibility

Pay Frequency

Pay Range
Depends on Qualification

Scheduled Weekly Hours


Job is Exempt?

Drug Test Required?

Does this position require incumbent to operate a vehicle on the job?

Health Screen Required?

Background Check Required?


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Full time

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