Research Specialist 1
Hyde Park Campus
20142 BSD Neurobiology
About the Unit
The laboratory of Sangram Sisodia at The University of Chicago investigates causes and possible cures of Alzheimer's disease and is looking for a full-time Research Specialist 1 to provide support for its research with transgenic mice.
The laboratory is located on the main campus of The University of Chicago, in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois
- Collects, maintains and analyzes data invovled in studying Alzheimer's disease and other brain disorders
- Maintaining and documenting the supply of laboratory consumables and equipment
- Maintains transgenic mouse colonies for the laboratory
- Analytical and problem-solving skills required
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team required
- Ability to learn new techniques quickly and to work in sterile condition
- Good manual dexterity and superior organizational skills required
- Knowledge of research Techniques or methods required
Education, Experience and Certifications:
- Bachelor's degree in a field relevant to the research being conducted required.
- One year's experience in animal research is required, working knowledge of Microsoft Office required, must be able to produce written reports of completed work and procedures.
- Previous experience in a neuroscience laboratory and/or experience with mouse colonies
- Exposure to animals
- Exposure to laboratory chemicals
- laboratory environment
- ability to make repetitive wrist, hand, or finger movements
- Resume, and Cover Letter
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application
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?
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