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Staff Scientist

University of Chicago

University of Chicago

Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Monday, January 29, 2024

Department

BSD OBA - Ross Lab


About the Department

Teaching human anatomy (histology, gross anatomy, medical imaging and embryology) and participating in musculoskeletal biomechanics research. Start date: August 1, 2024


Job Summary

The job develops and implements programs to promote a research project or contributes to the scientific direction of a research resource.

Responsibilities

  • Preparation of course materials for anatomy course.

  • XROMM workflow.

  • Musculoskeletal modeling.

  • Serves as a resource for collecting data and performing analysis. Facilitates and promotes a research project by providing scientific or intellectual information.

  • Develops laboratory protocols and training on new techniques. Manage, analyze and make recommendations on complex data sets for research.

  • Creates first drafts for scientific writing and publications, including protocols and grants.

  • Trains and mentors laboratory personnel.

  • Performs other related work as needed.


Minimum Qualifications

Education:

Minimum requirements include a PhD in related field.

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Work Experience:

Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through 5-7 years of work experience in a related job discipline.

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Certifications:

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Preferred Qualifications

Education:

  • PhD in anatomy, musculoskeletal biology, or evolutionary biology.

Experience:

  • Experience in teaching Anatomy.

  • Experience in musculoskeletal in vivo research or modeling.

  • CT scan or MRI image processing.

Application Documents

  • Cover Letter (required)

  • Resume (required)

  • Contact information for at least 2 references (required)


When applying, the document(s) MUST be uploaded via the My Experience page, in the section titled Application Documents of the application.


Job Family

Research


Role Impact

Individual Contributor


FLSA Status

Exempt


Pay Frequency

Monthly


Scheduled Weekly Hours

37.5


Benefits Eligible

Yes


Drug Test Required

No


Health Screen Required

No


Motor Vehicle Record Inquiry Required

No


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