Research Assistant

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Chicago, ILLINOIS


Posted: 08-Dec-23

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Type: Full-time

Salary: Open


Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory

Internal Number: JR24688

Location: Chicago, IL

Job Description:

  • Conduct experiments under the supervision of the Principal Investigator.

  • Assist with zebrafish maintenance and report findings to the PI.

  • Monitor and troubleshoot equipment and arrange instrument repair.

  • Oversee laboratory inventory.

  • Order laboratory supplies.

  • 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.

  • Performs other related work as needed.

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Bachelorâ™s degree in Physics, Biology, Mathematics, Chemistry, or a related field.


  • Experimental biophysics lab.

  • Experience with Zebrafish.

Preferred Competencies:

  • Excellent organizational skills.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent written and communication skills.

  • Ability to work in a team environment.

Application Documents:

  • Resume (required)

  • Cover Letter (required)

  • References (preferred)

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