University of Chicago Staff Scientist in Chicago, Illinois

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About the Unit

The Section of Hematology/Oncology has a proud and long tradition of excellence in research-based patient care and clinical discovery. Ranked among the finest cancer programs in the country, the Section is comprised of nationally and internationally known faculty with expertise in all major types of malignancies, blood disorders, and experimental therapies.

Unit Job Summary

The Staff Scientist plans, executes, facilitates and promotes advanced technical/scientific research projects. Recognizes the need for innovation and develops or incorporates advances in research concepts, methodologies and approaches. Designs, develops and tests new equipment, instruments, reagents, and/or experimental protocols for research (including hardware, software, statistical methods, etc.). Collaborates with other researchers as appropriate. Participates in the preparation and writing of grant applications and reports, and (co-)authors scientific research manuscripts . May supervise other research staff. May present work at scientific meetings, and provide peer review of grant applications and scientific manuscripts.

Education

Doctoral degree required.

Experience

Completion of postdoctoral training program (normally 3-5 years) required.

Supervisory experience preferred.

Competencies

Knowledge in relevant scientific field 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. Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet/database, communications, and graphics software required.

Supervisory skills preferred.

Required Job Seeker Documents

Resume

Optional Job Seeker Documents

Requisition Number: 103125

Departmental Job Title: Staff Scientist

Type of Position: Staff

Number of Positions Available: 1

Division: Biological Sciences

Department: 2012217-BSD-Medicine-Hem/Onc

Work Location: Campus - Hyde Park

Work Schedule: Full-Time

Hours/Week: 40

If other than regular hours (M-F, 8:30-5:00) please detail: M-F, 8:30-5pm

Benefits Eligible?: Yes

Union (If applicable): Non-Union

Pay Grade: NA

Pay Range: Depends on Qualifications

Pay Frequency: Monthly

Does this position require incumbent to operate a vehicle on the job?: No

Is a Background Check Required?: Yes

Is Drug Testing Required?: No

Employee Referral Bonus Amount: None

Posting Date: 07-17-2017

Remove from posting on or before: 01-17-2018