Research Analyst
University of Chicago
 Chicago, IL

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Department

20121 Neurology

About the Unit

The Department of Neurology at The University of Chicago Medical Center has a great history and tradition, having made significant contributions to neurological training, clinical care, and the basic understanding of neurological disease.

Job Family

Research

Responsible for all aspects of research projects and research facilities. Plans and conducts clinical and non-clinical research; facilitates and monitors daily activities of clinical trials or research projects. Directs engineering and technical support activities to develop and maintain tools and computational methods needed to gather and analyze data.

Career Track and Job Level

Research

Oversees all aspects of management, scientific technological development, and operations for major research projects or research facilities. Ensures compliance of research activities with institutional, state, and federal regulatory policies, procedures, directives and mandates. Writes articles, reports and manuscripts. Presents research findings at meetings and/or conferences.

P1: Performs routine assignments in the entry level to a professional job progression. Typically requires a college or university degree or the equivalent work experience that provides knowledge and exposure to fundamental theories, principles and concepts. Develops competence by performing structured work assignments. Uses existing procedures to solve routine or standard problems. Receives instruction, guidance and direction from others.

Role Impact

Individual Contributor

Responsibilities

The job performs routine assignments related to scientific research projects. 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. Assists in drafting presentations on research findings.

1) Maintains technical and administrative support for a research project., 2) Analyzes and maintains data and/or specimens. Conducts literature reviews. Assists with preparation of reports, manuscripts and other documents., 3) Installs, sets up and performs experiments; interacting with students and other laboratory staff under the direction of the principal investigator., 4) 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, 5) Performs other related work as needed.

Unit-specific Responsibilities

1) Full-time position ideal for an individual with Neuroscience/cell-molecular biology background and prior experience in a research laboratory.

2) Prior experience working on the biology of oligodendrocytes and oligodendrocyte/neuron interaction.

3) Ability to support research goal to discover the etiology and pathogenesis of multiple sclerosis.

4) Previous experience in a broad range of technologies that include structural biology, molecular and cellular biology are part of the requirements.

5) Experience with computer modeling, and handling of sophisticated software.

6) Excellent opportunity for somebody who is considering a career in Neuroscience.

Unit-preferred Competencies

1) Analytical, problem-solving, organizational skills and attention to detail.

2) The successful candidate will have excellent written and oral communication skills.

3) Interest in and dedication to research and learning.

4) Proven computer and technical skills.

5) Knowledge in relevant scientific field.

6) Knowledge of research techniques or methods.

7) Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Education, Experience, and Certifications

Minimum requirements include a college or university degree in related field.

Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through

< 2 years of work experience in a related job discipline.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience

1) Knowledge and skills developed through 2-5 years of related work experience in a related job discipline.

Required Documents

1) Resume/CV

NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application

FLSA Status

Exempt

Pay Frequency

Monthly

Pay Grade

Depends on Qualifications

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

Benefits Eligible

Yes

Drug Test Required

No

Health Screen Required

No

Motor Vehicle Record Inquiry Required

No

Posting Date

2019-11-08-08:00

Remove from Posting On or Before

2020-05-08-07:00

Posting Statement

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