Employment Opportunities

Research Associate II

The Department of Pediatrics, the Univ of IL Chicago, located in large metropolitan area, is seeking full-time Research Associate II to assist the department w/ the following responsibilities:

Under direction & supervision, assist the department w/ designing research & data collection procedures & protocols for social & clinical research. Specifically, in the field of Pediatrics, contribute to the study of disabilities & diseases, in particular the analysis & description of Vertebral Malformation, Congenital and/or Idiopathic Scoliosis (specifically, the functional analysis of variants identified by whole exome sequence analysis in patients w/ vertebral malformations), & the Role of Erythrocyte Mitochondrial Retention in Sickle Cell Disease & related blood diseases & pain. Utilize specialized knowledge of research concepts, practices & procedures, including specific knowledge of medical field nomenclatures & concepts in order to coordinate research experiments & assist w/ Internal Review Board management, grants/contracts reporting, & compliance documentation. Assist w/ pre & post-award management, provide documentation & data collection services at the departmental level regarding research activities, & implement research protocols in the field of Pediatric health. Collect & analyze data through observations, interviews, & surveys, & by using samples of blood or other bodily fluids, as required per protocol. Responsibilities for other job duties & participate in special projects as assigned. Some travel may be periodically required for previously scheduled events, attend conferences, and/or professional development. This position minimally requires a Bachelor’s degree or its foreign equivalent in Public Health or related field of study, & the minimum of 1 yr research experience in epidemiology, data analysis, and/or study design.

For fullest consideration, please submit CV, cover letter, & 3 professional references by 01/17/2024 to: Attn: Human Resources, Dept of Pediatrics, Univ of IL Chicago, 840 S Wood St, Ste 1200, Chicago, IL 60612 or via email to peds-hr@uic.edu. The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, & complies with all applicable state & federal employment mandates.

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