Research Manager

Location
Chicago, IL
Posted
Jun 09, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Hyde Park Campus

Department
20145 Org.Bio./Anatomy

About the Unit

Job Information

Job Summary:

The Research Manager oversees projects and delegates tasks to other member of the research team. Manages financial, personnel, planning, compliance and other administrative aspects of a research project.

Responsibilities:
  • Manage budgets and timelines
  • Ensure compliance of research activities with institutional, state and federal regulatory policies, procedures, directives and mandates
  • Collaborate with other researchers on long-range plans for research projects
  • Investigate, modify and apply new procedures, techniques or applications of technology
  • Create graphic artwork to convey scientific content for research publications and exhibits
  • Manage website content and updates as well as domain library
  • Perform data management and data collection, specializing in CT data
  • Primary operator of 3D printer and operator of micro CT scanner
  • Assist with purchasing new laboratory equipment and the maintenance of the equipment


Competencies:
  • Analytical thinking
  • Lab Management skills
  • Knowledge of scientific applications and equipment
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Verbal and written communication skills


Additional Requirements

Education, Experience and Certifications:

Education:
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Master's degree preferred


Experience:
  • Minimum of four years of relevant research experience
  • Strong background in animal behavior preferred
  • Strong background in systems neuroscience preferred
  • Programming experience preferred
  • Experience with rodents preferred
  • Experience with optical imaging, electrophysiology and/or computational methods preferred


Technical Knowledge of Skills:
  • Knowledge of biomedical visualization techniques and tools including computer software such as Mimics, 3DS Max, Avizo or VG-StudioMax for processing CT and serial sectioning datasets for research.


Required Documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • At least 2 reference letters

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
37.5

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
2018-06-08-07:00

Remove from Posting On or Before
2018-12-08-08:00

Posting Statement:

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Full time
JR01703

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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