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POST DATE 8/10/2016
END DATE 10/13/2016

The University of Chicago Campus - Hyde Park, IL

Campus - Hyde Park, IL
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Research Technologist:

The Research Technologist will be responsible for assisting the team in adhering to protocol requirements of clinical trials run through the Biofluids Unit of the University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center. Responsibilities include assembling blood draw kits for research sample collection, conducting ECGs on sponsor provided machines, assisting research phlebotomists in processing blood/urine samples, using handheld scanning device to track samples from acquisition to storage and/or distribution, organizing samples in -80 C freezer, inventorying and sorting samples for shipment to outside institutions and pharmaceutical sponsors.

Applicant should be comfortable working in a fast-paced patient-care environment, as well as in a lab organizing samples on dry ice for storage in -80 C freezers. Job responsibilities will include lifting up to 50 pounds and walking up to 6 city blocks (sometimes multiple times a day) to other parts of the medical center in order to conduct ECGs or collect samples. This position requires patient contact, a high-level of organization, and the ability to perform tasks independently.

Other responsibilities will include helping to set-up and maintain a specimen and protocol tracking database through Microsoft Access or a similar program.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity / Disabled / Veterans Employer.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process may contact Human Resources by calling 773-834-1841 or by emailing with their request.

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