Research Professional 3

Updated: 9 months ago
Location: Chicago, ILLINOIS
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: The position may have been removed or expired!

Department
 

BSD PED - Section Administrator: Neonatology - Claud Lab


About the Department
 

Dr. Erika Claud’s research projects focus on the study of intestinal and brain development relevant to the preterm infant, neurodevelopmental outcomes and specifically the disease neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis.


Job Summary
 

The Department of Pediatrics, Section of Neonatology, at the University of Chicago invites applications for a Research Professional 3 position. This position requires an individual with high level expertise, to be involved in all aspects of the design, development, implementation, and analysis of research projects focused on the study of intestinal and brain development relevant to the preterm infant and the disease neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis, specifically the gut-microbiome-brain axis. The job develops and implements programs to promote a research project or contribute to the scientific direction of a research resource.
This position is partially funded by contractual grant funding which is renewed under provisions set by the grantor of the contract. Employment will be contingent upon the continued receipt of these grant funds and satisfactory job performance.

Responsibilities

  • Use specialized depth and breadth of expertise to lead and conduct research experiments.
  • Develop independent research projects to advance understanding of intestinal and brain development, the gut-microbiome-brain axis and neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis.
  • Design experiments, collect, analyze and interpret data. Train others in the interpretation of data.
  • Lead the dissemination of data, significantly contribute to writing manuscripts and assist in writing grant proposals.
  • Design models to advance research associated with intestinal and brain development, the gut-microbiome-brain axis and neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis.
  • Manage Gnotobiotic mouse experiments.
  • Perform bioinformatics analysis of microbiome data.
  • Train and mentor laboratory personnel.
  • Develop laboratory protocols and training on new techniques. Manage, analyze and make recommendations on complex data sets for research.
  • Lead others to solve complex problems, provide expertise to team which includes scientists and clinicians from the University and nationally.
  • Train postdoctoral scholars, medical students, residents and fellows in the laboratory.
  • Provide expertise to identify protocol problems and assist in problem resolution efforts including protocol revision.
  • Facilitate collaborations with other laboratories.
  • Creates first drafts for scientific writing and publications, including protocols and grants.
  • Serves as a resource for collecting data and performing analysis. Facilitates and promotes a research project by providing scientific or intellectual information.
  • Performs other related work as needed.


Minimum Qualifications
 

Education:

Minimum requirements include a PhD in related field.

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Work Experience:

Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through 5-7 years of work experience in a related job discipline.

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Certifications:

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Preferred Qualifications

Education:

  • MD or PhD in microbiology, cell biology, immunology, nutrition or related discipline.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 6 years of experience with intestinal and brain developmental models and microbiome science.

Preferred Competencies

  • Strong publication record and commitment to excellence in research

Working Conditions

  • Laboratory setting

Application Documents

  • Resume (required)


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


Job Family
 

Research


Role Impact
 

Individual Contributor


FLSA Status
 

Exempt


Pay Frequency
 

Monthly


Scheduled Weekly Hours
 

40


Benefits Eligible
 

Yes


COVID-19 Vaccination or Approved Medical or Religious Exemption Required
 

Yes


Drug Test Required
 

No


Health Screen Required
 

Yes


Motor Vehicle Record Inquiry Required
 

No


Posting Statement
 

Effective October 15, 2021, the University of Chicago requires COVID vaccination for all students, faculty, and staff members. Individuals may claim exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical or religious reasons.
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.

 

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.

 

We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the 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.

 

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.

 

The University of Chicago's Annual Security & Fire Safety Report (Report) provides information about University offices and programs that provide safety support, crime and fire statistics, emergency response and communications plans, and other policies and information. The Report can be accessed online at: http://securityreport.uchicago.edu . Paper copies of the Report are available, upon request, from the University of Chicago Police Department, 850 E. 61st Street, Chicago, IL 60637.



Department
 

BSD PED - Section Administrator: Neonatology - Claud Lab


About the Department
 

Dr. Erika Claud’s research projects focus on the study of intestinal and brain development relevant to the preterm infant, neurodevelopmental outcomes and specifically the disease neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis.


Job Summary
 

The Department of Pediatrics, Section of Neonatology, at the University of Chicago invites applications for a Research Professional 3 position. This position requires an individual with high level expertise, to be involved in all aspects of the design, development, implementation, and analysis of research projects focused on the study of intestinal and brain development relevant to the preterm infant and the disease neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis, specifically the gut-microbiome-brain axis. The job develops and implements programs to promote a research project or contribute to the scientific direction of a research resource.
This position is partially funded by contractual grant funding which is renewed under provisions set by the grantor of the contract. Employment will be contingent upon the continued receipt of these grant funds and satisfactory job performance.

Responsibilities

  • Use specialized depth and breadth of expertise to lead and conduct research experiments.
  • Develop independent research projects to advance understanding of intestinal and brain development, the gut-microbiome-brain axis and neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis.
  • Design experiments, collect, analyze and interpret data. Train others in the interpretation of data.
  • Lead the dissemination of data, significantly contribute to writing manuscripts and assist in writing grant proposals.
  • Design models to advance research associated with intestinal and brain development, the gut-microbiome-brain axis and neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis.
  • Manage Gnotobiotic mouse experiments.
  • Perform bioinformatics analysis of microbiome data.
  • Train and mentor laboratory personnel.
  • Develop laboratory protocols and training on new techniques. Manage, analyze and make recommendations on complex data sets for research.
  • Lead others to solve complex problems, provide expertise to team which includes scientists and clinicians from the University and nationally.
  • Train postdoctoral scholars, medical students, residents and fellows in the laboratory.
  • Provide expertise to identify protocol problems and assist in problem resolution efforts including protocol revision.
  • Facilitate collaborations with other laboratories.
  • Creates first drafts for scientific writing and publications, including protocols and grants.
  • Serves as a resource for collecting data and performing analysis. Facilitates and promotes a research project by providing scientific or intellectual information.
  • Performs other related work as needed.


Minimum Qualifications
 

Education:

Minimum requirements include a PhD in related field.

---
Work Experience:

Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through 5-7 years of work experience in a related job discipline.

---
Certifications:

---

Preferred Qualifications

Education:

  • MD or PhD in microbiology, cell biology, immunology, nutrition or related discipline.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 6 years of experience with intestinal and brain developmental models and microbiome science.

Preferred Competencies

  • Strong publication record and commitment to excellence in research

Working Conditions

  • Laboratory setting

Application Documents

  • Resume (required)


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


Job Family
 

Research


Role Impact
 

Individual Contributor


FLSA Status
 

Exempt


Pay Frequency
 

Monthly


Scheduled Weekly Hours
 

40


Benefits Eligible
 

Yes


COVID-19 Vaccination or Approved Medical or Religious Exemption Required
 

Yes


Drug Test Required
 

No


Health Screen Required
 

Yes


Motor Vehicle Record Inquiry Required
 

No


Posting Statement
 

Effective October 15, 2021, the University of Chicago requires COVID vaccination for all students, faculty, and staff members. Individuals may claim exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical or religious reasons.
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.

 

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.

 

We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the 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.

 

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.

 

The University of Chicago's Annual Security & Fire Safety Report (Report) provides information about University offices and programs that provide safety support, crime and fire statistics, emergency response and communications plans, and other policies and information. The Report can be accessed online at: http://securityreport.uchicago.edu . Paper copies of the Report are available, upon request, from the University of Chicago Police Department, 850 E. 61st Street, Chicago, IL 60637.


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