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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 10/16/2016

Loyola University Of Chicago Chicago, IL

Company
Loyola University Of Chicago
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
178023
AJE Ref #
576179484
Location
Chicago, IL
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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POSTING DETAILS

Job Title
RESEARCH ASSISTANT I

Position #:
8300681

Job Type:
Part-Time

Job Category
University Staff

FLSA Status:
Non-Exempt

Department / School / College
Psychology-02119A

Is this partially or fully grant funded*
Yes

Duties and Responsibilities
- Performing small animal (mouse and rat) surgery.
- Setting up and running rodent behavioral experiments.
- Recording/Analyzing data from behavioral experiments.
- Performing transcardial perfusion, brain tissue sectioning and histological analysis.
- Assisting in maintaining mouse and rat colonies.
- General lab maintenance and ordering of consumables/supplies.

Minimum Education or Experience
Requires a Bachelor's degree in the neurosciences area or a related field and a minimum of one year of experience handling rats and/or mice in behavioral studies.

Certificates, credentials or licenses required to perform the duties of this position:


Computer Skills:
- Basic Proficiency with MS Excel.
- Experience with statistical analysis software preferred.

Qualifications:
- Ability to function independently and as part of a team.
- Attentive to detail.
- Must be willing to occasionally work weekends.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS


Does this job involve significant physical strain or activity*


What unusual working conditions are associated with this job*
Odors
Animals
Irregular Hours

Campus
Rogers Park-Lake Shore

POSITION INFORMATION


Job Open Date
07-19-2016

Job Close Date
10-14-2016

Candidates Eligible to Apply*
All Candidates

Application Types Accepted
University Staff Application

Required Applicant Documents
CV/Resume

Optional Applicant Documents
Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicants
Details of established essential functions for this position will be addressed/discussed during the interview process.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion (except where religion is a bona fide occupational qualification for the job), national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our staff. As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a Transformative Education in the Jesuit tradition.
Information on Loyola as an employer/educator can be found at http://www.luc.edu

For more information on our mission and the university's focus on transformative education in the Jesuit tradition, please visit http://www.luc.edu/mission/mission_vision.shtml

Quicklink for Posting
www.careers.luc.edu/applicants/Central*quickFind=59042 .

Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled