Chicago Life Science Jobs

As of 1/21/19

UIC – Yamada Lab

Postdoctorol Research Associate – Pharmacology

Define mechanisms in pathological angiogenesis using mouse models, cell biology, and molecular biology techniques in cancer and eye diseases (diabetic retinopathy and wet AMD) by studying the trafficking of signaling molecules.

University of Chicago

Staff Scientist – Oncology

Design and implement research projects addressing the reprogramming of blood cells to induced pluripotent stem cells and differentiation to neurons or other cell types. Staff Scientist also evaluates the sensitivity of neurons to chemotherapeutic damage.

IIT Research Institute

Research Scientist – Microbiology & Molecular Biology Division

Plan and perform GLP-compliant immunological and other in vivo and in vitro experiments, supervise laboratory technicians, prepare data reports and work with Business Development to expand research programs.


Director of Molecular Assay Development

Lead a team developing molecular assays for a high-throughput Next Generation Sequencing CAP/ CLIA/ NYSDOH-accredited clinical lab, and the assay validation process from project inception and scoping through product launch, including sample selection, hands-on laboratory validation, workflow and SOPs, and tech transfer to the clinical lab team.


Postdoctoral Fellow in Formulation Technology – Translational Oncology Group

Investigate the role of phase separation in formulation performance, develop in vitro, ex vivo and in vivo tools to evaluate formulation performance through generation and maintenance of secondary drug-rich phases. The desired outcome of this work will be multiple external scientific publications and external presentations at scientific conferences.  Some information may also contribute to internal publications and reports for knowledge sharing purposes.

Novo Nordisk

Regional Medical Scientist

Provide coverage to top cardiometabolic key opinion leaders (KOL) and influencers within the region, act as a link to Plainsboro Home Office, serve as a resource to field medical team, and support research and other strategic projects. The overall goal of this position is to raise the effectiveness and quality of scientific exchange of the entire field medical team.

Charles River Labs

Research Scientist – Genetic and In Vitro Toxicology Group

Conduct non-clinical research studies of basic to moderate complexity – including study management, interpretation and reporting of study data – while assuring regulatory compliance.