Laboratory Technician: proteomics

University of Chicago
Job Location
Chicago, IL 60615
Job Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic, skilled scientist to work as a Laboratory Technician in the Barbara Stranger Lab in the Institute for Genomics and Systems Biology at the University of Chicago. Join an expanding and motivated team involved in quantifying protein levels and protein modification using a novel protein detecting technology in an NIH-funded expansion of the Genotype-Tissue Expression Project (Enhancing GTEx, or eGTEx: The work will quantify and compare protein expression levels within and between human tissues in a population based framework. The successful candidate will: work in concert with the Microwestern Array Core Facility within the Institute for Genomics and Systems Biology.

This position provides an excellent opportunity to participate in cutting edge human genomics research with biomedical relevance in a world class research environment.  


Bachelor's degree in chemistry, biochemistry, or related field to the research being conducted required. Master's degree preferred.

A minimum of one year of relevant research experience preferred

Experience with protein biochemistry, SDS-PAGE, and Western blotting required

Experience with protein microarrays and image processing preferred;

Experience in robotics or in a high throughput laboratory environment preferred;

Knowledge of computers and data handling using Microsoft Office tools required;

Experience in basic data processing or statistical analysis preferred;

How to Apply

To apply, go to, and search for job requisition # 097686.

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