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Research Intern - Biologics - Full-Time

Company: Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

At Shirley Ryan AbilityLab'sBiologics Lab-- the only one of its kind in the world -- biological tissue is processed with an eye toward understanding human problems and advancing patient outcomes. It's a forward-thinking, risk-taking, science-embracing organization that realizes that the key to making our patients better is harnessing the best and brightest scientific minds.

When Applying Please Submit:

  • Current CV/Resume
  • Brief Statement of Research
  • Unofficial Transcripts

    General Summary

    As part of his/her academic experience, the Research Intern will assist with various activities to support one or more research projects. Responsibilities may include recruiting and interviewing patients, performing data collection and data processing, administrative duties, and literature searches.
    The Research Intern will consistently demonstrate support of the RIC statement of Vision, Mission and Core Values by striving for excellence, contributing to the team efforts and showing respect and compassion for patients and their families, fellow employees, and all others with whom there is contact at or in the interest of the institute.
    The Research Intern will demonstrate RIC Core Attributes: Communication, Accountability, Flexibility/Adaptability, Judgment/Problem Solving, Customer Service and RIC Values (Hope, Compassion, Discovery, Collaboration, & Commitment to Excellence) while fulfilling job duties.

    Principal Responsibilities
    The Research Intern will support research projects by assisting with one or more of the following activities:

  • Patient recruitment and data collection; retrieving medical record information.
  • Transcribing, coding, cleaning and entering data.
  • Maintaining an inventory of data collection forms to ensure ease of data retrieval.
  • Construction of data tables, figures and preparation of materials for presentations.
  • Conducting literature searches, copying and distributing articles as appropriate.
  • Perform all other duties that may be assigned in the best interest of RIC.

    Reporting Relationships

  • Reports directly to the Research Scientist, Principal Investigator or Project Manager, but may be additionally mentored by a graduate student of post-doctoral fellow, depending on department structure.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required

  • Communication and mathematics skills normally acquired through college-level coursework.
  • Familiarity with medical terminology.
  • Ability to accurately review and enter project data.
  • Analytical ability required to prepare reports, maintains data inventory, and perform literature searches.
  • Ability to strictly adhere to an approved written protocol.
  • Interpersonal skills needed to interact effectively with patients, physicians and all Institute staff as well as to effectively work with supervisors from various research projects.

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

Keywords: Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, Chicago , Research Intern - Biologics - Full-Time, Other , Chicago, Illinois

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