Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
Develop and implement transgenic and genome editing methods in butterflies.
Study butterfly wing patterning and mate preference using genomics, spatial transcriptomics and immunohistochemistry.
Compare developmental processes between butterflies and Drosophila flies.
Provides expertise to researchers on compliance of research activities with institutional, state, and federal regulatory policies, procedures, directives and mandates.Â Â
Provides expertise to researchers and research support staff. Oversees activities related to data collection and analysis.
Develops laboratory protocols and training on new techniques. Manage, analyze and make recommendations on complex data sets for research.
Creates first drafts for scientific writing and publications, including protocols and grants.
Trains and mentors laboratory personnel.
Â Performs other related work as needed.
Ph.D. in a Biological Sciences Discipline
Extensive experience training and mentoring students
Extensive experience with researching, developing, and implementing
transgenic and genome editing methods in butterflies
Strong written and communication skills.
â‹Commitment to rigorous and reproducible research.
Extensive experience managing projects, including delivering results on deadline.
â‹Ability to develop specialized tests and procedures used to achieve results and to teach tests and procedures to lab members and other collaborators both within The University of Chicago and at other institutions.
â‹Ability to manage all aspects of the project with minimal supervision.
This role is performed in a laboratory environment which requires sitting and standing for long periods.
Requires ability to travel to the University's Greenhouse for research.
Cover letter (preferred)
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