Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Department: IPR - Inst for Policy Res Salary/Grade: NEX/9
This position will be a research technologist in the Foundations of Health Research Center. This group has multiple ongoing NIH-funded studies that attempt to identify the psychosocial and biological pathways that underlie socioeconomic disparities in health. The Research Technologist’s major responsibilities will include phlebotomy, specimen processing, cell isolation, cell culture, immunoassays, flow cytometry, as well as organizing data, and basic lab maintenance.
Follows pre-defined protocols, policies, procedure, regulations, Good Clinical and Good Laboratory Practices and conducts standard and repetitive experiments and completes basic trouble-shooting techniques.
Sets-up, operates and maintains standard lab equipment.
Using an entry level of skill, completes the following activities:
Cell culture, cell isolation
Records test results and may maintain databases.
Organize records of specimen collection and assays conducted, organize assay data into spreadsheets for statistical analyses
Maintain standard lab equipment, maintain inventory of lab supplies
Performs other duties as assigned.
HS diploma or equivalent and some basic science courses is required.
Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.)
1-year relevant experience
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Internal Number: 40254
About Northwestern University
Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.