Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
Run advanced bioinformatics pipelines using Python, R, and the Center for Research Informatics (CRI) at the University of Chicago.
Develop, implement and troubleshoot advanced bioinformatics pipelines using Python, R, and the CRI.
Train and supervise new members of the Drazer Group, including research technologists, graduate students, post-doctoral scholars, and other trainees in standard operating practices within the group as well as in experimental and bioinformatic techniques commonly used in the group.
Organize all bioinformatic data for the Drazer Group; ensuring data are backed up appropriately
Coordinate data transfers with Drazer Group collaborators both within and outside the University of Chicago
Manuscript preparation for projects related to the Research Technologist's research
Troubleshoot molecular biology, bioinformatics, tissue culture, and animal model issues as they arise
Tissue culture, cloning, Western Blot analysis.
Maintenance of cell cultures, including adherent and suspension cells, transfections, and CRISPR-edited cell cultures.
Mouse animal care and routine behavior testing.
Breeding and organization of mouse strains in collaboration with group members and animal facility.
Help maintain stock solutions, order new supplies.
Basic bioinformatics pipelines, with an emphasis on next generation sequencing techniques.
Applies research principles and relevant subject matter knowledge relevant to administer a research project. With a moderate level of direction, manages lab and/or research-related duties and tasks. Helps develop, design and conduct research projects according to plan.
Supports data collection and analytical needs of research projects. Conducts literature reviews and helps write reports and manuscripts. Ensures project compliance with different policies, procedures, directives, and mandates.
Performs other related work as needed.
Three years to five years of relevant research experience
Knowledge of basic research techniques or methods.
Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures.
Attention to detail.
Verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work independently and as a team.
Knowledge of basic software suites. Â
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