Research Specialist 1

Location
Chicago, IL
Posted
Apr 03, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Hyde Park Campus

Department
20142 BSD Neurobiology

About the Unit

Job Information

Job Summary:

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

Responsibilities:
  • 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


Competencies:
  • 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


Additional Requirements

Education, Experience and Certifications:

Education:
  • 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.

Experience:
  • Previous experience in a neuroscience laboratory and/or experience with mouse colonies


Working Conditions:
  • Exposure to animals
  • Exposure to laboratory chemicals
  • laboratory environment
  • ability to make repetitive wrist, hand, or finger movements


Required Documents:
  • Resume, and Cover Letter

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

Benefit Eligibility
Yes

Pay Frequency

Pay Range
Depends on Qualification

Scheduled Weekly Hours
40

Union
Non-Union

Job is Exempt?
No

Drug Test Required?
No

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

Health Screen Required?
No

Posting Date
2018-04-02-07:00

Remove from Posting On or Before
2018-10-02-07:00

Posting Statement:

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Full time
JR00970

About Us
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We empower individuals to challenge conventional thinking in pursuit of original ideas. Students in the College develop critical, analytic, and writing skills in our rigorous, interdisciplinary core curriculum. Through graduate programs, students test their ideas with UChicago scholars, and become the next generation of leaders in academia, industry, nonprofits, and government.

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