Position: Temporary Research Technologist Hours: This is a full-time position (37.5 hours per week/ M-F) Pay: $17.00 per hour Campus: Chicago Approximate start date: 2/24/2020 Approximate end date: 11/20//2020
Northwestern University is seeking a temporary Research Technologist for the Chicago campus.
Temporary Job Description:
The Temporary Research Technologist follows pre-defined protocols, policies, procedure, regulations, Good Clinical and Good Laboratory. Practices and conducts standard and repetitive experiments and completes basic trouble-shooting techniques.
Sets-up, operates and maintains standard lab equipment.
Using an entry level of skill, completes the following activities:
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
Tissue fixation/processing: embedding, preparation of blocks and sectioning, staining; Immunohistochemistry; Microscopy
Records test results and may maintain databases.
Completes standard and routine clerical duties such as copying, filing, data entry, word processing, etc.
Maintains inventory of reagents, mice and lab supplies
Completes other duties as assigned
HS diploma and some basic science courses are required.
HS/college level of chemistry and biology.
Ability to follow directions.
Willingness to learn and undergo training.
MS Office suite 2013 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Internal Number: 38406
About Northwestern University
Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.