Hyde Park Campus
About the Unit
The Section of Gastroenterology, Hepatology at The University of Chicago is consistently ranked among the best specialty nationally by U.S News and World Report. With nearly 30 specialists on staff, our program plays a leading role in the understanding of digestive diseases and in developing innovative and successful treatments for patients. Since forming the nation's first full-time department of gastroenterology in 1927, our physicians have continually improved treatments for digestive tract and related disorders by combining medical research, education, and patient care at the highest level.
The Research Technologist will participate in a research program in a Gastroenterology translational genetics research laboratory.
- Designs, develops and tests complex mouse breeding involving generation of triple transgenic mice on knockout backgrounds, and triple knock-out mice.
- Develops new assays for measuring bile acids levels and composition in mice.
- Generates novel mouse strains and supervises mouse colonies.
- Develops novel flow cytometry panels to study complex immune cells populations in mice.
- Tests new therapeutic approaches in mouse models.
- Give presentations of results at lab meetings.
- 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.
Education, Experience or Certifications:
- Bachelor's degree by start date required.
- Knowledge in immunology
- Previous experience in an immunology laboratory is preferred.
- Cover Letter
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application
Depends on Qualifications
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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