Research Assistant 1

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Chicago, ILLINOIS


Posted: 14-Nov-23

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Type: Full-time

Salary: Open


Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory

Internal Number: JR24519

Location: Chicago, IL

Job Description:

  • Assists with developing or amending study protocols; developing data collection tools; building databases; and provides general administrative support. Has general awareness in research techniques or methods, regulatory policies and procedures, and relevant scientific field.  

  • Maintains technical and administrative support for a research project. 

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

  • Installs, sets up and performs experiments; interacting with students and other laboratory staff under the direction of the principal investigator. 

  • This job provides technical and administrative support in a laboratory environment performing basic laboratory techniques, research and analysis under direction. 

  • Provides routine or standardized laboratory duties by collecting data in support of research projects under direct supervision. 

  • Collects and enters data. Assists in analysis of data and with preparation of reports, manuscripts and other documents. 

  • Complies with institution, state and federal regulatory policies, procedures, directives, and mandates. 

  • Performs other related work as needed. 

Preferred Qualifications  



  • Bachelorâ™s degree. 


Preferred Competencies  

  • ChIP-seq, ATAC-seq, GRO-seq, and RNA-seq. 

  • CRISPR genetic engineering. 

  • Rapid protein degradation using Degron system. 

  • Bioinformatics. 

  • Cardiac functional analyses. 

  • Mouse genetics. 

  • Lentivirus transduction. 

  • Cell culture experience.

  • Protein-protein interaction analysis using mass-spectrometry. 

Working Conditions   

  • Laboratory Setting.


Application Documents   

  • Resume (required) 

  • Cover Letter (required) 

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