Research Technician

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Chicago, ILLINOIS

Details

Posted: 23-Jan-24

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Type: Full-time

Salary: Open

Categories:


Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory
Staff/Administrative

Internal Number: JR25069


Location: Chicago, IL

Job Description:

  • Participate in research programs to study regulation of inflammatory response and intestine homeostasis.

  • In charge of complex mouse breeding involving generation of multiple lines of transgenic and knockout mice.

  • Perform cell and molecular biology experiments to investigate aspects of immune regulation in a number of mouse genetic models.

  • Participate in laboratory maintenance and laboratory organization.

  • Provide instruction and training to new laboratory personnel and students.

  • Participate in weekly lab meetings and present research data.

  • 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.

  • Performs other related work as needed.


Preferred Qualifications


Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences or related field.


Experience:

  • Experience in mouse studies or in immunological, cell and molecular biological research.

Preferred Competencies

  • Knowledge in relevant scientific field.

  • Knowledge of research techniques or methods.

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Organizational skills.

  • Verbal and written communication skills.

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

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Application Documents

  • Resume (required)

  • Cover Letter (required)


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