Research Technologist II-Dr. Youyang Zhao's Lab

Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Posted Date 5 months ago(9/10/2020 2:53 PM)
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Regular Full-Time


Conducts daily experimental research lab work in lung and vascular biology and assists the PI to manage the lab including ordering. Assists in designing and carrying out experiments, collecting and analyzing data, maintaining mouse colonies, keeping careful record, presenting data in lab meeting, and publishing papers. Follows appropriate protocols, policies, procedures, regulations, and good laboratory Practices. Lab PI: Dr. Youyang Zhao.


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  1. Following protocols, designs and sets-up and conducts basic experiments.
  2. Analyzes and troubleshoots protcols and data obtained from individual experiments and recommends alternatives and suggestions to improvde processes, validity and.ot accuracy.
  3. Maintains detailed records of results which may include collecting, extracting and entering data. Manipulates, interprest and/or presents results.
  4. Prepares charts and graphs for presentations and publications.
  5. Performs scientific literature searches in support of research.
  6. Completes portions of grant applications, manuscripts and publications.
  7. Tracks and summarizes lab supply expenses. Verifies accuracy of invoices. Orders and maintains inventory of reagent, mice and/or lab supplies.
  8. Other job functions as assigned.


  1. Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree in a scientific major or related; OR appropriate combination of education and experience.   
  2. Minimum of 1 year of experience working with diverse groups of people.
  3. Working knowledge of computers, ability to troubleshoot, work independently, and function as a team member is essential. Therefore, experience in regular interaction with outside groups is highly desirable.
  4. Excellent command of the English language and the ability to communicate effectively.
  5. Strong organizational skills including the ability to establish priorities, react promptly to a large variety of requests, and the ability to keep the workplace clean and organized.


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