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Open Positions

Senior Contract Specialist

We are currently seeking a Senior Contract Specialist to join our Business Operations team. This person will be responsible for participating in the preparation of various contracts, subcontracts, and requests for proposals of high complexity. Will participate in proposal cost strategy, coordinate special rate calculations, review and negotiate terms and conditions of various federal government and commercial contracts. Assures compliance with government regulations and company policies and procedures, as well as compliance with applicable laws and the specific requirements of each contract. Acts as liaison between research department personnel and other IITRI departments, including financial operations, purchasing, security, and human resources on contract related matters.

Must have 5+ years of experience in commercial and federal government contract administration. Bachelor’s degree in applicable discipline preferred. Strong Excel skills needed.
A security clearance of appropriate level may be required after employment.

We provide a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package that includes 100% tuition remission for Illinois Institute of Technology undergraduate and graduate level programs.

For immediate consideration, click here to apply for this position.

IITRI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Laboratory Biologists - Toxicology

Chicago, IL

Due to expansion, we are seeking multiple Lab Biologists for our Toxicology Division. This position works under the supervision of a Study Director and Technical Supervisor to provide support with collection, analysis, interpretation, and evaluation of data from pre-clinical studies of biological activity of chemical and physical agents.

Methods and techniques used will include those from the disciplines of toxicology, zoology, anatomy, and related fields. These techniques include the routine handling of animals (in vivo studies) including non-human primates, dogs, rabbits, rats, mice, etc.; administration of test agents; collection and entry of observational data; and collection of biological samples for analysis. We require a bachelor’s degree in Biology or related field or equivalent experience. Experience handling laboratory animals or animals in a veterinary environment is a plus. Local candidates strongly preferred; no relocation is available for these positions.

We provide a competitive salary plus comprehensive benefits which include tuition remission for employees and eligible dependents for all Illinois Institute of Technology undergraduate and graduate level programs.

For immediate consideration, click here to apply for this position.

IITRI is an equal opportunity employer.

Assistant Chemist

We are looking to add a Chemist to our IITRI team. This position will work in IITRI’s compounded pharmacy and will be preparing formulation medication. A typical formulation involves mixing a dry material with a wet material.
The test article lab is wet chemistry work. The work done in the test article lab is responsible for receiving and logging in test and control article. The main purpose of the test article lab is in preparing dose formulations that will be administered as required.
Equipment used is hot plates, stir plates, balances, sonicators, pH meters and occasionally a homogenizer. This position requires impeccable attention to detail and experience with all routes of administration of medication: capsule, tablets, liquids, injectables.

Must have a Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or biology with at least 1 year of experience in medication formulation (capsules, tablets, liquids) and experience in a laboratory environment (weighing and measuring).
Prior experience in preparing pharmaceuticals or personal care products would be most beneficial. A GLP background is preferred, but a GMP background could be helpful.

For immediate consideration, click here to apply for this position.

IITRI is an equal opportunity employer.

Executive Assistant

We are currently seeking an individual to provide professional complex administrative and advanced support services for the President of IIT Research Institute (IITRI). This person will act as a liaison between the executive management office and executive peers, outside organizations, vendors, consultants and other internal and external contacts.

This individual will utilize knowledge of IITRI operations, company policy, the organization and services, to assist executive while navigating a complex environment.  Will prepare detailed scientific proposals and reports. This position has access to and regularly works with information of the most sensitive, highly confidential, strategic and critical nature.

A bachelor’s degree is preferred along with a minimum of 6 years of experience in executive administrative support.  Must have advanced MS Word skills, along with proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint and database management software.  Strong organizational skills and attention to detail required.  Must be able to work under minimal supervision. Any training experience is a plus.

We provide a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package that includes 100% tuition remission for Illinois Institute of Technology undergraduate and graduate level programs.

For immediate consideration, click here to apply for this position.

IITRI is an equal opportunity employer.

Microbiology & Molecular Biology Lab Biologist

MMB Lab Biologists at IITRI will be involved with working on the in vitro side of research (PCR, cell cultures, ELISAs, genetic toxicology), as well as candidates must be open to doing in vivo work with a wide range of animal models – having animal handling experience is highly desired.

General molecular techniques experience like cell staining, extractions, PCR, protein assays is also a plus. Excellent pipetting technique essential on single or multichannel instruments. Experience in flow cytometry is highly preferred.

A Bachelor’s Degree in Microbiology or Molecular Biology is required. Candidates with Master’s degrees with appropriate experience, especially flow cytometry, are highly encouraged to apply.

Most schedules are Monday through Friday but this position requires Lab Biologists to be open to 24/7 work. When we have projects going on they need to sometimes work off hours. Typically this is scheduled on a rotational basis. Position is eligible for paid over-time, and there will be some over-time required.

Must have a passion for research and understand what that entails.

For immediate consideration, click here to apply for this position.

IITRI is an equal opportunity employer.