Job Opening – Research Specialist, Histology, Research Resources Center (RRC) Research Histology and Tissue Imaging Core (RHTIC)

Research Specialist, Histology

Research Resources Center (RRC) Research Histology and Tissue Imaging Core (RHTIC)

The Research Histology and Tissue Imaging Core (RHTIC) facility at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) has an open position for a full-time Research Specialist with a background in histology.  The holder of this position will contribute to a wide range of biomedical investigations by designing and executing procedures for preparing and staining tissue samples prior to microscopy analysis.  Duties will include optimization of immunostaining protocols, including multiplex stains, and collaboration with image analysis staff.  This Research Specialist will report to the Director of the RHTIC and participate in the daily functions of the histology laboratory, including billing, website management and equipment maintenance.

We are seeking an experienced candidate who has a Bachelor’s degree in biomedical or life sciences or a related field with a minimum of 3 years’ experience involving histotechnology.  Evidence of the ability to multitask while maintaining detailed records is essential.  Candidates must be comfortable with computer equipment and software tools commonly used in research histology.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. More detailed information about the Research Resources Center may be found at:

Applicants should submit the following: cover letter highlighting key qualifications; current curriculum vitae with complete bibliography; names, relationship and email addresses of three references.  For fullest consideration, applications should be received by February 12 ,2018. All materials should be uploaded to

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.

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 Reporting Act.

For more information, please contact:
Vivi Cao
Sverdlov, Maria

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