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The Research Specialist 1 will assist with scientific projects in a molecular oncology research laboratory by performing mammalian cell culture procedures, immunoassays, and histology staining and analysis. Candidate will perform experiments and conduct data analysis according to standard protocols with minimal supervision and compile results into reports and presentations. Some assistance with routine maintenance of laboratory databases, inventory and equipment is also required. Education Bachelor's degree in a scientific field required. Degree in biology or biochemistry preferred. Experience One year of laboratory work required. Experience performing an independent research project preferred. Knowledge of standard molecular biology research techniques required. Knowledge of research techniques or methods required. Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures required. Analytical skills required. Problem-solving skills required. Attention to detail required. Organizational skills required. Verbal and written communication skills required. Ability to work independently and as part of a team required. Excellent presentation, verbal and written communication skills required. Knowledge of Microsoft Office required. About the University of Chicago Founded in 1892 by John D. Rockefeller, the University of Chicago is one of the world's leading universities, with an extraordinary history of world-renowned research and education across a broad spectrum of fields. More than 80 Nobel laureates are associated with the University of Chicago, including eight current faculty members. One former senior lecturer is currently President of the United States. The University of Chicago is known for its excellent faculty, an increasingly strong and diverse student body, and a distinctive urban campus with strong community connections. In 2016, US News and World Report ranked the University of Chicago 3rd in its annual survey of the Best Colleges. The University is home to over 2,274 faculty and academic personnel and students from 50 US states and 72 countries. In the fall of 2016, the University enrolled 5,860 students in its undergraduate College and 9,866 students in its graduate and professional schools. Additionally, the University operates a major medical center; the nation's largest academic press; two national laboratories (Argonne National Laboratory and Fermilab); the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole; the renowned N-12 Laboratory Schools that have led many innovations in education; and four charter school campuses on the South Side of Chicago. The University also has a growing global presence with centers in Paris, Beijing and New Delhi. Located in Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood on Lake Michigan, the University's 211 acres were designated a botanic garden and feature traditional English Gothic and modern buildings designed by world-class architects. The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law.


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