Research Professional

Location
Chicago, Illinois
Salary
Salary Negotiable + Benefits
Posted
Jun 22, 2021
Closes
Jul 22, 2021
Ref
JR11224 and JR11223
Position Type
Full Time
Level
Mid Level

The Research Professional Associate will assist in a research project that focuses on cellular molecular mechanisms underlying hypoxia-evoked systemic responses.

Qualified candidates are expected to have prior experience in the following:

1) Western blot assays;

2) mRNA analysis;

3) Molecular biological techniques including cloning, and designing of primers;

4) Mutation analysis;

5) Strong oral and written communication skills;

6) Ability to work independently and in a collaborative environment and

7) Ability to perform mouse surgeries and techniques.

Candidates are expected to coordinate work with other scientists in the laboratory and collaborate effectively on joint research projects. Recognize abnormal results and troubleshoot conditions or procedures to correct problems. Adapt existing procedures to current work and make significant contributions to methodology. Summarize and present results, prepare scientific manuscripts and attend seminars/meetings related to work.

Applicants are required to have a M.D or Ph.D. degree in biological/physiological sciences or a relevant field. Computer knowledge with excel and statistics and strong commitment to both self-directed and guided research. 

Responsibilities include work in the following areas: 

60%- Direct research project that focuses on cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying hypoxia-evoked systemic responses. 

20%- Coordinate work with other projects in the laboratory studying hypoxia evoked cardio-respiratory changes.

10%- Identify and troubleshoot conditions or procedures to correct problems and make significant contributions to methodology. Analyze and summarize results and interpret experimental findings.

10%- Lead and direct research assistants and/or students in procedures and techniques

Required:


Knowledge in the relevant scientific field. 
Knowledge of research techniques or methods. 
Problem-solving skills. 
Attention to detail. 
Organizational skills. 

Verbal and written communication skills. 
Ability to work independently and as part of a team. 
Knowledge of Microsoft Office.  

Job Requisition ID: JR11224 and JR11223 (2 positions available)

Apply: https://workday.uchicago.edu/