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The University of Chicago Research Technician - JR10789 in Chicago, Illinois

This job was posted by https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov : For more information, please see: https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/ada/r/jobs/8080825 Department n

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BSD MED - Section Administrator: Gastroenterology Research Staff - Chang

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nAbout the Department n

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nJob Summary n

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The Section of Gastroenterology is looking for a Research Technician to work within the Chang Lab in the Department of Medicine.

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nResponsibilities n

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+ Assist with animal experimentation, including gnotobiotic and specific pathogen free mouse lines.


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+ Record findings/results.


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+ Maintain laboratory note book.


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+ Help with lab maintenance, ordering of supplies, stocking shelves, clean up.


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+ Perform basic lab technique (making of buffers, pipetting, immunoblots, PCR, microscopy) Performing experiments for specific projects.


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+ Maintains technical and administrative support for a research project.


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+ Analyzes and maintains data and/or specimens. Conducts literature reviews. Assists with preparation of reports, manuscripts and other documents.


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+ Performs other related work as needed.


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nMinimum Qualifications n

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nEducation: n

Minimum requirements include a college or university degree in related field.

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Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through < 2 years of work experience in a related job discipline.

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n nPreferred Qualifications n

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nEducation: n

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+ Bachelor's degree relevant to the research being conducted.


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nExperience: n

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+ One year of relevant research experience


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nPreferred Competencies n

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+ Knowledge in relevant scientific field.


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+ Knowledge of research techniques or methods relevant to the lab (using pH meeting, cell culture, working with microbial cultures, animal experimentation and tissue harvest, DNA/protein/RNA extractions, PCR, etc).


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+ Analytical skills.


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+ Problem-solving skills.


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+ Attention to detail.


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+ Organizational skills.


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+ Verbal and written communication skills.

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nApplication Documents n

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+ Resume (required)

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+ Cover Letter (required)


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When applying, the document(s) MUSTbe uploaded via the My Experience page, in the section titled Application Documents of the application.

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nJob Family n

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Research

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nRole Impact n

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Individual Contributor

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nFLSA Status n

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Non-Exempt

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nPay Frequency n

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Biweekly

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nScheduled n Weekly Hours n

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40

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nBenefits Eligible n

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Yes

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nDrug Test Required n

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No

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nHealth Screen Required n

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No

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nMotor Vehicle Record Inquiry Required n

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No

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nPosting Statement n

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The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

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Staff Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5800 or submit a request via Applicant Inquiry Form.

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We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places th highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages a diversity of perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange.

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All offers of employment are contingent upon a background check that includes a review of conviction history. A conviction does not automatically preclude University employment. Rather, the University considers conviction information on a case-by-case basis and assesses the nature of the offense, the circumstances surrounding it, the proximity in time of the conviction, and its relevance to the position.

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