Staff Scientist

Location
Chicago, IL
Posted
Mar 23, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Hyde Park Campus

Department
2012212 Medicine-Cardiology

About the Unit

Job Information

Job Summary:

The Staff Scientist plans, executes, facilitates and promotes advanced technical/scientific research projects. Recognizes the need for innovation and develops or incorporates advances in research concepts, methodologies and approaches.

Responsibilities:
  • Designs, develops and tests new equipment, instruments, reagents, and/or experimental protocols for research (including hardware, software, statistical methods, etc.).
  • Collaborates with other researchers as appropriate.
  • Participates in the preparation and writing of grant applications and reports, and (co-)authors scientific research manuscripts .
  • May supervise other research staff.
  • May present work at scientific meetings, and provide peer review of grant applications and scientific manuscripts.

Competencies:
  • 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 word processing, spreadsheet/database, communications, and graphics software required.
  • Supervisory skills preferred.


Additional Requirements

Education and Experience:
  • Doctoral degree in genetics or genomics, computational biology, or related field required.
  • Completion of postdoctoral training program (normally 3-5 years) required.


Required Documents:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

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

Benefit Eligibility
Yes

Pay Frequency
Monthly

Pay Range
Depends on Qualification

Scheduled Weekly Hours
40

Union
Non-Union

Job is Exempt?
Yes

Drug Test Required?
No

Does this position require incumbent to operate a vehicle on the job?
No

Health Screen Required?
No

Posting Date
2018-03-22-07:00

Remove from Posting On or Before
2018-09-22-07:00

Posting Statement:

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Full time
JR00871

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