Scientific Editor/Laboratory Administrator
- The University of Chicago
- Chicago, IL
About the Department
One of the first departments founded at the University of Chicago was the Department of Chemistry. Since then, The University of Chicago has been the recipient of more than 73 Nobel Prize recipients, 15 of which came from the Department of Chemistry. Our current faculty has considerable strength in inorganic, organic, and physical chemistry, as well as in interdisciplinary research that delves into biology, physics, and materials science.
The job facilitates and promotes a research project or contributes to the scientific direction of a research resource. Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction.
Track project expenditures and research data management
Manage lab safety checklists, schedules, lab duty lists, lab maintenance and cleanup schedules
Assist with grant proposal, manuscript, and annual report preparation and submission
Onboard new lab members
Monitor and troubleshoot equipment and arrange instrument repair
Negotiate with vendors and manage laboratory inventory
Manage the laboratory website
Host visitors and seminar speakers
Assist with workshops and collaborative meetings
Plan new educational outreach activities
Draft letters and other routine communications
Assist with needs of international visitors, students, and faculty, including visa applications and logistical assistance
Reviews laboratory protocols and training on new techniques. Manage complex data sets for research.
Leads the contributions to scientific writing and publications, including protocols and grants.
Perform other related work as needed
Minimum requirements include a PhD in related field.
Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through 2-5 years of work experience in a related job discipline.
- Doctoral degree in Chemistry or another related field
- A minimum of three years of related experience
- Knowledge in chemistry, physics, or materials science
- Excellent writing, editing, and proof-reading skills
- Strong analytical skills with ability to interpret and present complex data
- Technologically savvy and skilled at learning new systems and processes
- Knowledge of federal grant and report requirements
- Problem-solving skills
- Attention to detail
- Organizational skills
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office
- Supervisory skills
- Experience with WordPress or other website content management systems
- Experience with collaboration tools such as Slack, Zoom, or Google Workspace/GSuite
- Proficiency in graphic composition and Adobe Illustrator
- Resume (required)
- Cover letter (required)
When applying, the document(s) MUST be uploaded via the My Experience page, in the section titled Resume/CV of the application.
The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.
Staff Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5800 or submit a request via Applicant Inquiry Form.
We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages a diversity of perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange.
All offers of employment are contingent upon a background check that includes a review of conviction history. A conviction does not automatically preclude University employment. Rather, the University considers conviction information on a case-by-case basis and assesses the nature of the offense, the circumstances surrounding it, the proximity in time of the conviction, and its relevance to the position.
More search results
Director Academic Resources
University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Senior Vice President for Talent, Culture, & Huma…
Ohio State University
Chief Diversity Officer
University of Delaware
Director of Finance and Operations
Friends’ Central School
Academic or Clinical Program Management & Service…
University of Iowa- College of Public Health- OEH