Research Technologist II - Oncology Services Hospital Stem Cell Laboratory (Job ID #74411)

Updated: 12 days ago

Minimum Acceptable Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in biological, chemical, or medical sciences, (such as biology, pharmacology/toxicology, microbiology, chemistry, nutrition, physiology, or medical technology) or a closely related field
  •                                                             AND

  • One year of experience comparable to that gained as a Research Technologist I
  • A Master’s Degree in biological, chemical, or medical sciences (such as biology, pharmacology/toxicology, microbiology, chemistry, nutrition, physiology, or medical technology) or a closely related field may be substituted for 1 and 2 above.

  • Experience in hematology/immunology, or stem cell processing and cryopreservation, and/or blood banking experience is required.
  • Preferred Qualifications:

    • Masters degree in Biological sciences, medical or Laboratory science is preferred.
    • Knowledge of aseptic techniques and proficiency with flow cytometry is preferred.
    • Having strong interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills and knowledge of MS Office will be considered favorably.
    • Flexible Hours-The Hospital Stem Cell Laboratory receives HPC grafts from patients or donors which may take several hours. Some grafts may arrive to the laboratory from overseas requiring flexibility of operation hours. This would mean that the staff would need to stay extended hours and sometimes weekends or holidays to complete the task. The laboratory is handling human cellular grafts which are biological materials and this requires completion of the task even after hours or during weekends. Due to the handling of biological materials and functional potency involved, ability to work with flexible and extended hours is necessary in order to effectively complete tasks to assists patients undergoing stem cell transplantation.

    To Apply: For fullest consideration, please complete an online application by clicking the Apply for Position button below.

    Please upload all valid certifications and transcripts within the document section of your online application. Documentation of high school completion (official transcripts, copy of diploma or GED certificate) is required in order to be eligible for this position within the University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System.

    All civil service positions require an exam.  The exam for this position is a Credentials Assessment.

    You will not be required to report in person for this exam.

    Credential Assessment Exam Scoring Information :

    You will not be required to report in person for this exam. The updated online application and all uploaded, relevant documents, such as a resume and/or college transcript will be used in the calculation of the exam score. These documents should be uploaded prior to the position close date. 

    When completing your online application, please be sure to provide your full work hisotry with detailed information about your job knowledge and specific duties and responsibilities, as your qualifications for any Civil Service position will be primarily determined based on what is contained in the application. Dates of employment and if employed on a full or part time basis (including number of hours per week) must be indicated for each position held. Additional consideration will be given to supporting documentation i.e. resume, transcripts, licenses, and certifications so please be sure to attach all applicable documents.

    A Bachelor degree is required, you must provide official transcripts.

    Transcripts/Licenses/Certifications MUST be uploaded electronically to your online application through the "Documents" page on the Civil Service Employment Application (page 4). Be sure to select the appropriate document type before uploading the document.

    If your educational institution provides electronic transcripts, please have them sent to hross@uic.edu

    If your educational institution doesn’t provide electronic transcripts, they must mail the transcripts to:

    University of Illinois at Chicago
    Recruitment and Staffing
    Human Resources Building Room 109
    715 S. Wood Street M/C 862
    Chicago IL 60612
    Attn: HA9797 Research Technologist II Oncology Services - Hospital Stem Cell Laboratory

    If an application and all applicable forms, transcripts, and supporting documents are not submitted by the close date, the applicant/employee will not be considered for this position and will be denied. 

    For fullest consideration, the above mentioned requirements must be submitted no later than Friday September 8, 2017

    We appreciate your interest in employment at the University of Illinois at Chicago. 

    The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  

    This position requires Illinois residency within 180 days of the hire date.


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