Research Associate/ Technician Position

03 Feb 2023
04 Apr 2023
Life Science
Employment - Hours
Full time
Fixed term

Research Associate/ Technician Position


The laboratory of Tohru Yamada, PhD in the Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, College of Medicine, the University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking research associate and/or assistant.


We have an exciting opportunity for highly motivated candidates to join our team to work within cancer biology, microbiome, tumor imaging, or related field. Our recent publications include EBioMedicine 2022 (PMID: 35108666), J. Med. Chem., 2022 (PMID: 35544687), and Commun. Biol., 2023 (PMID: 36609683).

The successful candidate will participate actively in the execution of research projects in our wet-lab and ensure the smooth functioning of the day-to-day activities. PhD and/or MD.


Job Responsibilities

·        Maintain compliance with good laboratory practice including the maintenance of adequate research records

·        Develop proficiency in research techniques and problem-solving abilities

·        Participate in manuscript and grant/fellowship writing

·        Collegial conduct toward co-trainees, staff members, and members of the research group

·        Experience with animal model(s) is a plus


Please send your CV, names and contact address of two references, and statement of research including your motivation to Tohru Yamada, email:


The University of Illinois conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of contingent offer of employment. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


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