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POST DATE 8/16/2016
END DATE 10/28/2016

Loyola University Of Chicago Maywood, IL

Company
Loyola University Of Chicago
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
177663
AJE Ref #
575893477
Location
Maywood, IL
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Job Title
Research Asst I, HSD

Position #:
8150516

Job Type:
Full-Time

Job Category
University Staff

FLSA Status:
Non-Exempt

Department / School / College
MICROBIOLOGY-06220A

Is this partially or fully grant funded*
Yes

Duties and Responsibilities
- Carries out experiments as instructed by Principle Investigator (PI). Assists with experimental procedures involving tissue or cell cultures, preparing reagents and solutions, and making direct experimental measurements.
- Performs basic lab techniques required to complete the project. Techniques performed may include Western Blot analysis, Flow cytometry, Elisa.
- Responsible for gathering, organizing, and recording data. Performs simple analysis of results.
- Assists with library and/or electronic research.
- Incorporates new protocols and methodology into work as directed by PI and/or senior lab staff.
- Assists in ordering lab supplies when required.
- Maintains orderly records of purchases.
- Maintains a safe and orderly lab environment.
- Ensures compliance with safety regulations.
- Performs techniques and assists with experiments specific to lab and in accordance with direction from individual PI.
- Performs related duties as assigned.

Minimum Education or Experience
Education
Required: Bachelors Degree OR equivalent training acquired via work experience or education
Preferred: Bachelors Degree

Experience
Required: None
Preferred: 1-2 years of previous job-related experience

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


Computer Skills:
Proficiency with MS Office Suite, Internet and email applications.

Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree required.
- Ability to read, analyze and interpret scientific journal articles.
- Ability to keep accurate, detailed research records, write reports, and prepare procedural directions.
- Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from others in research group.
- Ability to follow oral and written instructions and established procedures.
- Ability to maintain accuracy and consistency.
- Ability to communicate verbally.
- Ability to finish tasks in a timely manner.
- Ability to deal calmly and courteously with people.
- Ability to analyze and interpret data.
- Ability to work as an effective team member.
- Ability to work routine job with interpersonal contact skill.
- Ability to interact with internal and external constituents.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS


Does this job involve significant physical strain or activity*
Lifting
Carrying
Standing

What unusual working conditions are associated with this job*


Campus
Maywood-Health Science Division

POSITION INFORMATION


Job Open Date
08-15-2016

Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

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


Quicklink for Posting
www.careers.luc.edu/applicants/Central*quickFind=59107 .

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