• Research Associate I

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    Posted Date 4 days ago(7/13/2018 4:23 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Coordinates interactions with labs that are interested in complex systems and maintains mouse and zebrafish colonies. Performs experiments that are designed to clarify cell to cell interactions and emergence of order.


         1.  Acts as liason between collaborative groups. 


    1. Prepares DNA and genotyping from biopsies and learns and manages database management software.


    1. Performs immunohistochemistry, in situ hybridization protocols and subsequent analysis.


    1. Obtains clinically related laboratory samples, processes samples and both stores them and retrieves them from the appropriate freezers when needed


    1. Develops, performs and assists investigators in their experiments. Attends weekly lab meeting


    1. Maintains records of facility use, assists in scheduling, billing, and other administrative activities.


    1. Orders reagents to maintain inventory and performs routine cleaning and maintenance of instrumentation.


    1. Performs job functions adhering to service principles with customer service focus of innovation, service  excellence and teamwork to provide the highest quality care and service to our patients, families, co-workers and others.


    1. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education/and or experience required. 
    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 is primary.  
    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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