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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

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.

Animal Caretaker

Due to expansion we are looking for an animal caretaker to join the IITRI team. Animal Caretakers will be responsible for the daily cleaning, feeding, and care of assigned research animals. Perform routine and simple laboratory activities, including the cleaning and maintenance of equipment and facilities. Animal caretakers handle periodic rotation of animals to clean cages, cleaning and sanitization of animal housing rooms, and operation/maintenance of cage washing equipment. Caretakers assist the technical and professional staffs as needed with physical examinations, obtaining body weights, or other testing procedures of laboratory animals and maintain food and bedding inventories, and supplies. In this research environment caretakers learn and apply correct laboratory procedures and develop an understanding and knowledge of both experimental procedures and research project activities. Caretakers comply with security procedures in the performance of duties.

Candidates must have up to 1 year of animal handling, feeding, and general animal husbandry experience. A High school diploma is required.

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.

Veterinarian - Laboratory Animal

 

IIT Research Institute (IITRI) is a Chicago-based research and development organization focused on biomedical research.

IITRI is seeking an experienced Laboratory Animal Veterinarian to support our research programs in preclinical toxicology, cancer drug development.

The successful candidate will assume overall responsibility for our laboratory animal medicine program, including vivarium operations, provision of veterinary medical care, and management of animal care staff.  The Veterinarian will ensure compliance with USDA and NIH animal welfare regulations, and will lead efforts to maintain AAALAC accreditation.  Depending on interest, the Veterinarian may also serve as a Study Director on preclinical toxicology studies.    

Candidates must hold a D.V.M. degree from an accredited school of veterinary medicine and an active veterinary license (preferably from the State of Illinois).  Completion of a residency in laboratory animal medicine and board certification (Diplomate, ACLAM) are strongly preferred.  Surgical skills are also highly desirable, and experience in clinical and anatomic pathology is a plus.     

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

IITRI is an equal opportunity employer.