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Senior Contract Specialist

IIT Research Institute (IITRI) is a Chicago-based research and development organization focused on the biomedical sciences. We provide laboratory-based drug discovery and non-clinical development services 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.

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.

Marketing Specialist

We are looking for a Marketing Specialist who will be responsible for marketing and sales support for the business development team at IITRI. As the Marketing Specialist you will be responsible for the CRM database (Salesforce), coordinate and compile quotations, generate reports using Salesforce and Excel, compose and manage website content, develop and drive social media initiatives, create and maintain print marketing materials, and provide ideas for lead generation activities and campaigns. As the Marketing Specialist you will communicate with IITRI technical resources and outside vendors for sales and marketing projects. You will also manage trade show booth schedules and graphics and coordinate 5-7 trade shows annually.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree a science discipline (molecular biology is preferred); 4+ years of applicable marketing/sales support experience, marketing content and campaign development/execution, tradeshow planning, sales process and CRM (Salesforce) competence, WordPress website editing experience, and technical writing experience desirable. Proficiency in Microsoft Office as well as Twitter and LinkedIn social media platforms required.

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.

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.  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.