Research Technologist 2

Northwestern University

Chicago, IL

Job posting number: #7067574

Posted: July 8, 2020

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Summary:

Conducts experimental research lab work. Assists in design of one or more specific phase(s) of entire project(s). Completes mathematical calculations, &/or computer tasks &/or assists in judging validity of data. Follows appropriate protocols, policies, procedures, regulations, Good Clinical & Good Laboratory Practices.

Specific Responsibilities:

Following protocols, designs, sets-up and conducts basic experiments.

Analyzes and troubleshoots protocols and data obtained from individual experiments and recommends alternatives and suggestions to improve processes, validity and/or accuracy.

Using a fully functioning level of skill, completes the following activities (please highlight):
Molecular Biology:
DNA, RNA, Protein isolation, purification and expression Southern, Northern, Western blotting
PCR, RT-PCR
Plasmid preparation
Cloning, mapping and sequencing of DNA
Recombinant virus production and purification
Cellular Biology:
Cell culture, cell isolation
Functional studies
Transfection
Histology:
Microscopy
Immunology:
Flow cytometry
Animal:
Husbandry
Breeding and screening transgenic mice
Dissections
Blood collection
Surgical procedures
Database management of colony
Administration

Maintains detailed records of results which may include collecting, extracting & entering data.
Manipulates, interprets &/or presents results.
Prepares charts & graphs for presentations & publications.
Performs scientific literature searches in support of research.
Completes portions of grant applications, manuscripts & publications.
Miscellaneous

Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:

Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree in a scientific major or related; OR appropriate combination of education and experience.
Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.)

Demonstrated laboratory experience;
Demonstrated ability to follow detailed instructions as required by research protocols;
Demonstrated computer skills, including spreadsheets and basic computations;
Attention to detail and accurate record keeping;
Ability to work independently and in a team environment;
Manual dexterity.
Preferred Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities)

Action oriented - Willing or likely to take practical action to deal with a problem or situation.
Coachability - Receptive to feedback, willing to learn, embracing continuous improvement.
Collaboration - Facilitates open and effective communication, cooperation and teamwork within and outside of one's own team.
Collegiality - Helpful, respectful, approachable; builds strong working relationships and a positive work environment.
Initiative - Exhibits energy and desire to achieve; sets ambitious goals and acts decisively; takes action that no one has requested to improve or enhance job results and avoid problems.
Meets deadlines - Displays consistency and success in adhering to deadlines.
Multi-tasking - Demonstrates ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
Organization - Plans, organizes and schedules in an efficient, productive manner; anticipates contingencies and pays attention to detail.




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Job posting number:#7067574
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
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