University of Chicago Research Specialist 1 in Chicago, Illinois
About the Unit
The Research Specialist 1 position is in the Greene Lab in the Ben May Department for Cancer Research
Unit Job Summary
The Research Specialist 1 position focuses on the role of somatic mutations in SPOP and nuclear interactions of PELP1 in breast and prostate cancer. The Technician will assist in performing microscopy and cell biology studies involving prostate cancer cell lines. Techniques used include: routine mammalian cell culture and molecular biology methods, generation and use of lentiviral vectors, CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing, microscope sample preparation and imaging and computer-assisted image analyses. Duties include: Microscope imaging, cellular imaging and data analyses, maintaining and generating cells lines, generation of lentiviral vectors and virus for cell line generation, maintaining lab supplies and equipment, and preparing reports and figures for lab presentations and publications.
Bachelor's degree in a field relevant to the research being conducted required.
A minimum of one year of relevant research experience preferred.
Knowledge in relevant scientific field required. Knowledge of research techniques or methods required. Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures required. Analytical skills required. Problem-solving skills required. Attention to detail required. Organizational skills required. Verbal and written communication skills required. Ability to work independently and as part of a team required. Knowledge of Microsoft Office required.
Required Job Seeker Documents
Optional Job Seeker Documents
Requisition Number: 102883
Departmental Job Title: Research Specialist 1
Type of Position: Staff
Number of Positions Available: 1
Division: Biological Sciences
Department: 20120-BSD-Ben May Department
Work Location: Campus - Hyde Park
Work Schedule: Full-Time
If other than regular hours (M-F, 8:30-5:00) please detail: Regular
Benefits Eligible?: Yes
Union (If applicable): Non-Union
Pay Grade: NA
Pay Range: Depends on Qualifications
Pay Frequency: Biweekly
Does this position require incumbent to operate a vehicle on the job?: No
Is a Background Check Required?: Yes
Is Drug Testing Required?: No
Employee Referral Bonus Amount: None
Posting Date: 06-19-2017
Remove from posting on or before: 12-16-2017