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Visiting Research Specialist- Natural Sciences #118894

This position contributes to the design and delivery of research projects and collaborates with researchers to develop, execute and interpret research projects. Performs complex laboratory and data collection techniques.
Collaborate with Principle Investigator and researchers to develop objectives and design of research projects and proposals.  
Formulate and conduct scientific experiments and analyses. Performs complex data collection and laboratory techniques. Analyze and evaluate test and research results.  
Replicate, refine and add new research approaches based on project needs. Test, customize and implement new methods, procedures and techniques. 
Develop and write advanced, comprehensive experimental protocols. 
Monitor project developments on an ongoing basis. Propose and implement changes as needed. 
Contribute material, prepare results and assist in the writing of research findings for publications, papers, presentations, grants, and other documents for publication.  
Assist principal investigator in grant and manuscript submission.  
Staff Management  
Guide, train and advise lower level researchers and students on techniques, methods and procedures.
Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.
Job Knowledge & Skills, Education, Experience
Bachelor’s degree in science or related field required. Master’s degree in science preferred. 
A minimum of 3 years related research experience.  
Possesses and applies comprehensive knowledge of research principles, concepts, practices and methods.
Proficient in specific lab research techniques.
Need Multiple Hires
If interested, go onto uic job board and reference Job ID #118894
The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.