University of Chicago Research Technician in Chicago, Illinois
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About the Unit
Responsible for all aspects of research projects and research facilities. Plans and conducts clinical and non-clinical research; facilitates and monitors daily activities of clinical trials or research projects. Directs engineering and technical support activities to develop and maintain tools and computational methods needed to gather and analyze data.
Career Track and Job Level
Oversees all aspects of management, scientific technological development, and operations for major research projects or research facilities. Ensures compliance of research activities with institutional, state, and federal regulatory policies, procedures, directives and mandates. Writes articles, reports and manuscripts. Presents research findings at meetings and/or conferences.
T2: Expands skills in own work area within an analytical/scientific method or operational process. Maintains appropriate licenses, training and/or certifications, as needed. Applies experience and skills to complete assigned work within our area of expertise. Works within standard operating procedures and/or scientific methods. Works with a moderate degree of supervision.
The job provides technical support activities related to scientific research projects. Ensures compliance of research activities with institutional, state, and federal regulatory policies, procedures, directives and mandates. Assists in drafting presentations on research findings.
1) Provides technical and administrative support for a research project., 2) Collects and enters data. Assists in analyzing data. Assists with preparation of reports, manuscripts and other documents., 3) Assists with the installation, sets up and performs experiments; interacting with students and other laboratory staff under the direction of the principal investigator., 4) May assist recruiting and scheduling research subjects; assisting with developing or amending study protocols; assisting with developing data collection tools; assisting with building databases; and providing general administrative support. Is developing skills in research techniques or methods, regulatory policies and procedures, and relevant scientific field., 5) Performs other related work as needed.
1) Provide technical support for laboratory research projects.
2) Process clinical samples and maintain accurate inventory.
3) Perform cell culture work, cytoxicity assays, Western blots, PCR, and general laboratory maintenance,
4) Assist with preparation of reports, manuscripts, and other documents.
5) Maintain and orders equipment and supplies.
6) Help monitor compliance with institutional, state, and federal regulatory policies, procedures, directives, and mandates.
7) May orient or coordinate the work of research support staff and students.
8) Responsibilities may include the following non-laboratory duties: May assist in recruiting and scheduling research subjects; assisting with developing or amending study protocols; assisting with developing data collection tools; assisting with building databases; providing general administrative support.
9) Responsibilities may include the following laboratory duties: setting up and performing experiments; interacting with students and other laboratory staff under the direction of the principal investigator.
1)Knowledge in relevant scientific field.
2) Knowledge of research techniques or methods.
3) Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures.
4) Analytical skills.
5) Problem-solving skills.
6) Attention to detail.
7) Organizational skills.
8) Verbal and written communication skills.
9) Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
10) Knowledge of Microsoft Office.
Education, Experience, and Certifications
Minimum requirements include vocational training, apprenticeships or the equivalent experience in related field (not typically required to have a four-year degree).
Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through 2-5 years of work experience in a related job discipline.
1) Bachelors degree
1) Two years of relevant research experience.
2) Cover letter
NOTE:When applying, all required documents MUSTbe uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application
Depends on Qualifications
Scheduled Weekly Hours
Drug Test Required
Health Screen Required
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