BSD NRB - Department of Neurobiology
About the Department
The Laboratory of Dr. Peggy Mason is looking for a Research Technician to provide support for research endeavors. The successful candidate will enjoy working in a dynamic team and contributing to cutting-edge scientific research. The laboratory is located on the main campus of The University of Chicago, in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago Illinois.
The job provides technical support activities related to scientific research projects. Ensures compliance of research activities with institutional, state, and federal regulatory policies, procedures, directives and mandates. Assists in drafting presentations on research findings.
- Provides technical and administrative support for a research project.
- Collects and enters data. Assists in analyzing data. Assists with preparation of reports, manuscripts and other documents.
- Assists with the installation, sets up and performs experiments; interacting with students and other laboratory staff under the direction of the principal investigator.
- Performs other related work as needed.
Minimum requirements include vocational training, apprenticeships or the equivalent experience in related field (not typically required to have a four-year degree).---
Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through 2-5 years of work experience in a related job discipline.---
- BS or BA in related field of study.
- Equivalent experience in related field.
- Experience in working with rodents in a laboratory setting.
- Comfortable with common animal handling, basic histological techniques, and neuroanatomy.
- Familiar with R and Python.
- Familiarity with robotics.
- Laboratory setting.
- Some weekends.
- Resume (required)
- Cover letter (preferred)
When applying, the document(s) MUST
be uploaded via the My Experience
page, in the section titled Application Documents
of the application.Job Family
Individual ContributorFLSA Status
BiweeklyScheduled Weekly Hours
YesRequires Compliance with University Covid-19 Vaccination Requirement
YesDrug Test Required
NoHealth Screen Required
NoMotor Vehicle Record Inquiry Required
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