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POST DATE 8/11/2016
END DATE 11/29/2016

The University of Chicago Campus - Hyde Park, IL

Company
The University of Chicago
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
101080
AJE Ref #
575849107
Location
Campus - Hyde Park, IL
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Under direction of the Principle Investigator, the Research Technologist will provide technical and administrative support in an exciting research program investigating the role of innate immunity in acute leukemia and therapeutic strategies to reverse immune tolerance. Laboratory-related responsibilities would include performing moderately complex lab and research-related duties and tasks. Specific laboratory skills include performing immunological assays using in vivo and in vitro models of tumor immunity. Also perform basic molecular and biochemical techniques, including RNA isolation, gel electrophoresis, RT-PCR, and quantitative PCR. Perform small animal procedures including subcutaneous, intravenous, and intraperitoneal injection and manage mouse colony, including record keeping. Work independently and engage in practical problem-solving, consulting with principal investigator on research only as needed. Coordinate and organize the smooth and efficient operation of the lab including ordering of supplies, instrument repair, and other laboratory duties.

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 talentacquisition@uchicago.edu with their request.

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