Research Professional

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Chicago, ILLINOIS
Job Type: FullTime

Department
 

BSD PED - Section Administrator: Neonatology - Claud Lab


About the Department
 

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

Responsibilities

  • Use specialized depth and breadth of expertise to lead and conduct research experiments specifically focused on performing microbiome informatics analysis.
  • Develops independent research projects to advance understanding of intestinal development and neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis.
  • Designs experiments, collects, analyzes and interprets data. Trains others in the interpretation of data.
  • Leads the dissemination of data, significantly contribute to  writing  manuscripts and assist in writing grant proposals.
  • Designs models to advance research associated with intestinal development and neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis.
  • Manages Gnotobiotic mouse experiments.
  • Leads others to solve complex problems, provide expertise to team which includes scientists and clinicians from the University and nationally.
  • Provides expertise to identify protocol problems and assist in problem resolution efforts including protocol revision.
  • Facilitates collaborations with other laboratories.
  • Reviews laboratory protocols and training on new techniques. Manage complex data sets for research.
  • Leads the contributions to scientific writing and publications, including protocols and grants.
  • Trains new laboratory personnel.
  • 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 2-5 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, or related discipline.

Experience:

  • At least 5 years of experience with minimum 3 years postdoctoral work in the microbiome field.
  • Specific experience with bioinformatics analysis of microbiome data including 16S, metagenomic, metabonomic, and proteomic data.

Preferred Competencies

  • Strong publication record and commitment to excellence in research.
  • Interest in team science and providing bioinformatics support to multiple projects, as well as interest in developing research projects of their own.
  • Experience with cultivation a plus.

Working Conditions

  • Laboratory setting.

Application Documents

  • Resume/CV (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


Drug Test Required
 

No


Health Screen Required
 

Yes


Motor Vehicle Record Inquiry Required
 

No


Posting Statement
 

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 development relevant to the preterm infant 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, Specialist 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 bioinformatics related to the study of intestinal development relevant to the preterm infant and specifically the disease neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis.

Responsibilities

  • Use specialized depth and breadth of expertise to lead and conduct research experiments specifically focused on performing microbiome informatics analysis.
  • Develops independent research projects to advance understanding of intestinal development and neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis.
  • Designs experiments, collects, analyzes and interprets data. Trains others in the interpretation of data.
  • Leads the dissemination of data, significantly contribute to  writing  manuscripts and assist in writing grant proposals.
  • Designs models to advance research associated with intestinal development and neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis.
  • Manages Gnotobiotic mouse experiments.
  • Leads others to solve complex problems, provide expertise to team which includes scientists and clinicians from the University and nationally.
  • Provides expertise to identify protocol problems and assist in problem resolution efforts including protocol revision.
  • Facilitates collaborations with other laboratories.
  • Reviews laboratory protocols and training on new techniques. Manage complex data sets for research.
  • Leads the contributions to scientific writing and publications, including protocols and grants.
  • Trains new laboratory personnel.
  • 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 2-5 years of work experience in a related job discipline.

---
Certifications:

---

Preferred Qualifications

Education:

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

Experience:

  • At least 5 years of experience with minimum 3 years postdoctoral work in the microbiome field.
  • Specific experience with bioinformatics analysis of microbiome data including 16S, metagenomic, metabonomic, and proteomic data.

Preferred Competencies

  • Strong publication record and commitment to excellence in research.
  • Interest in team science and providing bioinformatics support to multiple projects, as well as interest in developing research projects of their own.
  • Experience with cultivation a plus.

Working Conditions

  • Laboratory setting.

Application Documents

  • Resume/CV (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


Drug Test Required
 

No


Health Screen Required
 

Yes


Motor Vehicle Record Inquiry Required
 

No


Posting Statement
 

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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