Research Professional

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Chicago, ILLINOIS


Posted: 23-Jan-24

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Type: Full-time

Salary: Open


Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory

Internal Number: JR25080

Location: Chicago, IL

Job Description:

  • Independently execute research projects using cell and mouse models.

  • Maintain mouse colonies including setting up mating and genotyping.

  • Generate disease models and perform animal treatments.

  • Perform physiological, histological, immunological, biochemical, cellular and molecular analyses of study mice.

  • Conduct routine lab duties.

  • Performs experiments and collects and analyzes data. Participates in the promotion of a research project.

  • Collaborates on development of new research projects with academic and community-based organizations.

  • Performs other related work as needed.

Preferred Qualifications


  • Completion of postdoctoral training.

  • Experience in studies with genetic mouse models.                 

Preferred Competencies

  • Strong research technical skills.

  • Strong background in biochemistry and cell biology.

  • Strong learning ability.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Organizational skills.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Knowledge of immunology or molecular biology.

  • Knowledge/experience in mouse colony maintenance.

Application Documents

  • Resume/CV (required)

  • Cover Letter (required)

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