University of Chicago Biological Science Research Analyst Vacancy
The Bendelac Lab is seeking a Research Analyst to join the team; this exciting role works with a team using developmental biology and genetic engineering to define the identity and track the function of multiple ‘unconventional’ populations.
Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in biological science or a related field.
Research experience in immunology, biochemistry, and cell culture.
- Excellent writing skills.
- Proficiency in English.
- Basic knowledge of immunohistochemistry and microscopy.
- Wet Lab.
- Application Documents
- Resume (required)
- Cover Letter (preferred)
BSD PAT – Bendelac Lab
About the Department
The Department of Pathology has a long and rich history of excellence in clinical service, training, and research. Our physicians and scientists are experts in a variety of subspecialties in anatomic pathology, laboratory medicine, genomics and molecular pathology, investigational pathology, and immunology. Our diverse faculty study and diagnose patient disease and medical conditions using state-of-the-art methodologies. Click here for more information on the Bendelac Lab: https://pathology.uchicago.edu/faculty/albert-bendelac-md-phd.
This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of a dynamic and collaborative research group investigating Immunity and the Microbiome at mucosal sites in mice and human. Under minimal supervision, the Research Analyst conducts or assists with experiments including mouse dissection, tissue processing, cell culture and flow cytometry; participates in managing mouse colony and performs some general laboratory tasks; participates in laboratory meetings regarding current research and other lab activities; and assists with organizing laboratory, ordering supplies, and training of lab members. You will also have the opportunity to audit graduate-level courses.
- Ensures compliance of research activities with institutional, state, and federal regulatory policies, procedures, directives, and mandates.
- Analyzes possible solutions using standard procedures.
- Writes articles, reports, and manuscripts.
- Perform and assist with immunology and microbiome experiments under supervision of principal investigator.
- Assist with experiments that involve transgenic mouse colony breeding and genotyping.
- Participate in laboratory meetings regarding current research and other lab activities.
- Assist with organizing laboratory and ordering supplies.
- Maintains a safe environment for others and self; adheres to safety policies and procedures.
- 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.
- Installs, sets up and performs experiments; interacting with students and other laboratory staff under the direction of the principal investigator.
- Maintains recruiting and scheduling research subjects; assisting with developing or amending study protocols; assisting with developing data collection tools; assisting with building databases; and providing general administrative support. Has general awareness in research techniques or methods, regulatory policies and procedures, and relevant scientific field.
- Performs other related work as needed.
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