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CAREERS

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Our scientists are ready to answer your questions or provide cost estimatess.

CAREERS

Open Positions

Chemists - Multiple positions

We are looking for multiple Chemists to join our IITRI team. All positions require impeccable attention to detail.

– 1 person for Bioanalysis: BA with 5 years of LC-MS/MS method development experience or MS with 3 years of LC-MS/MS method development experience or Ph.D. with 2 year of LC-MS/MS method development experience.

– 1 person for Dose Formulation Analysis: BA with 5 years of HPLC method development experience or MS with 3 years of HPLC method development experience

– Assistant/ Associate Level chemists: 2 chemists for Bioanalysis: BA with 0-3 years of LC-MS/MS method development experience or MS with 0-3 years of LC-MS/MS method development experience.

NOTE: All positions: must have at least a Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or biology. A GLP background is preferred, but a GMP background could be helpful.

IITRI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

IITRI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Lab Biologist - Toxicology

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.

Lab Biologists must be open to some overtime and weekend work, on a rotational basis, depending on the study being conducted..

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.

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.

COVID-19 considerations:
CDC, state and local government guidelines are followed at IITRI. Remote working is not an option as all research is conducted onsite.

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

IITRI is an equal opportunity employer.

Lab Biologist - Inhalation Toxicology

Due to expansion, we are seeking multiple Lab Biologists for our Inhalation Toxicology Division. In this division lab biologists work on studies that measure the effect of inhalation of various materials like gases, fumes, smoke, etc. on various animal models. Experience working in a GLP environment and handling small laboratory animals from a vets office, pet store, or lab work at school is a plus. Recent Biology Bachelor and Associate grads welcome to apply.

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 administration of test agents; collection and entry of observational data; and collection of biological samples for analysis.

Lab Biologists must be open to some overtime and weekend work, on a rotational basis, depending on the study being conducted..

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.

CDC, state and local government guidelines are followed at IITRI. Remote working is not an option as all research is conducted onsite.

 

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

IITRI is an equal opportunity employer.

Technical Writer

 

Note: submit a cover letter along with resume. Writing/editing samples are encouraged. 

The main responsibility of the Technical Writer is generating technical reports for pre-clinical studies by compiling/tabulating study data and preparing comprehensive narrative under the supervision of the Study Director/Principal Investigator. Accurate and consistent reports must be produced within allotted timelines by working effectively with word processing and report compilation tools and the company’s data management system. Additional duties may include editing/proofreading standard operating procedures and manuscripts. The Technical Writer interacts frequently with peers, the senior writer, lead scientists, laboratory technicians and quality assurance auditors. Key abilities include exceptional attention to detail while working concurrently on numerous projects. A Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline is required (scientific disciplines preferred), along with experience editing and preparing technical documents. Applicants must possess superior editorial and analytical skills and must be capable of using/learning various data processing and management tools, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat DC, and statistical analysis software.

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

IITRI is an equal opportunity employer.

Financial Analyst

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The Financial Analyst will play a critical role in the accounting and finance team while gaining a broad understanding of organizational operations. The role will expose the analyst to both project finance and control as well as financial planning and analysis. The analyst will work on department and project budgeting, financial forecasting, revenue recognition, and dynamic management reporting on both commercial and government contracts.

QUALIFICATIONS

• Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, accounting or related field and at least three years of progressive experience

• Strong Microsoft Excel skills as well as having the desire and ability to quickly learn new software applications. Deltek Costpoint and Cognos experience a plus

• Understand financial analysis principles and a solid understanding of financial statements
• Strong grasp of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and knowledge of the cost accounting standards (CAS)

• Effective written and verbal communication skills with ability to communicate company practices internally to all levels of employees; and externally to vendors & auditors

• Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate with business operations team members and across all research related divisions

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES

• Evaluating variance and performance analyses of financial data and KPIs and effectively present findings to project management

• Prepare monthly reporting presentations for the executive team and board of directors using various tools including MS Excel, Word, and Powerpoint

• Take part in the monthly close process as needed, particularly surrounding revenue recognition on projects and generating revenue adjustments on an as-needed basis

• Utilize the Cognos tool in Deltek Costpoint and MS Excel to create custom and ad-hoc reports to inform management decision making

• Create project and department budgets during the annual budgeting process and on an ongoing basis; load budget data into the Costpoint planning module

• Work directly with scientific staff such as Study Directors to help them understand their financial performance and areas of improvement in their groups and projects

• Collaborate with Contracts and Operations on pricing various proposals for both commercial and government projects including FFP, Cost Plus, and T&M contract types

• Analyze and approved purchase requisitions in the ERP system to ensure proper coding and cost collection

• Ability to learn other skills and assist other team members as needed
• Performs other duties as assigned

PROMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS

IITRI follows Covid19 CDC, State, and Local guidelines. Face coverings are required while at IITRI.

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

IITRI is an equal opportunity employer.

Post-Doctoral Scientist

Post-Doctoral or Research Scientist

IIT Research Institute (IITRI) is a prominent Chicago-based research and development organization focused on the biomedical sciences. We provide safety assessment and efficacy testing and advisement to pharmaceutical, chemical, and biotechnology companies worldwide, as well as to the National Institutes of Health, Department of

Defense, and other branches of the federal government.

To support the continued expansion of our research programs, IITRI is currently seeking an individual to join our Microbiology & Molecular Biology Division. This individual will serve as a Study Director and/or Contributing Scientist of GLP-compliant immunological and other in vivo and in vitro experiments. Responsibilities include planning and performing experiments, supervising laboratory technicians, and preparing data reports. Will maintain current sponsor relationships, and work with our Business

Development group to expand research programs.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Immunology, Microbiology, Virology,

Molecular Biology or other related area. Recent doctoral graduates and post-docs with appropriate technical experience are encouraged to apply. Must have experience with

ELISA, ELISpot, Flow Cytometry and similar technologies. Experience with planning and performing experiments with pathogenic organisms under bio-safety level 2 and 3 conditions is desired.

Must have excellent writing and presentation skills. US citizenship or Permanent

Resident status is required for this position. Security clearance may be required.

Background check will require submission of fingerprints and personal information to the

U.S. Department of Justice, pre-employment and random drug screening, and vaccinations.

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.

IITRI follows Covid19 CDC, State, and Local guidelines. Face coverings are required while at IITRI.

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

IITRI is an equal opportunity employer.

Quality Control Data Reviewer

QUALIFICATIONS
Quality Control Data Reviewer
We are currently seeking an individual who can work independently in a detailed fashion to join
our Quality Assurance team. This position is responsible for ensuring integrity of data collected
during laboratory studies and that good documentation practices are followed throughout the
study process. Candidates must understand basic laboratory techniques and data recorded
both electronically and on paper records, and have experience in a lab or QA/QC group. The
incumbent will interact with study scientists, technical staff, study sponsors and other auditors
in a professional manner.
We require a bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline with a minimum of 1 year of relevant
experience in a laboratory environment. The candidate should have exceptional interpersonal
skills along with excellent written and verbal communication skills. Appropriate quality
certification(s) (SQA RQAP-GLP or ASQ CQA) is a plus.
We offer a competitive salary based on education and experience along with comprehensive
benefits including full tuition remission at Illinois Institute of Technology.
Local candidates strongly preferred; no relocation is available for this position.

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

IITRI is an equal opportunity employer.

Quality Assurance Auditor

Quality Assurance Auditor

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in a science-related field and 1 year experience in a laboratory or QA/QC group.
  • Effective attention to detail in the review of data recorded by study personnel.
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to relate review findings to appropriate staff.
  • Knowledge and understanding of laboratory good documentation practices.
  • In rare circumstances, education and/or experience requirements may be decreased or waived if the individual has an extraordinary educational background or uniquely applicable experience or highly specialized knowledge.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Ensures the integrity of data collected during laboratory studies and that good documentation practices are followed throughout the study process. Understands basic laboratory techniques and data recorded both electronically and on paper records.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES

  • Conducts data reviews to ensure that work being performed adheres to the study protocol, standard operating procedures, and any other applicable requirements.
  • Documents all review findings. At the conclusion of any data review, notifies appropriate staff of the findings. Works with staff to develop and implement any needed corrective action.
  • Follows up on all data reviews to ensure that corrective actions have been taken.
  • Maintains appropriate records and filing system.
  • Complies with security procedures in the performance of duties.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

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

IITRI is an equal opportunity employer.