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POST DATE 9/2/2016
END DATE 11/30/2016

Loyola University Of Chicago Maywood, IL

Company
Loyola University Of Chicago
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
177875
AJE Ref #
576067059
Location
Maywood, IL
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Job Title
Research Specialist I, HSD

Position #:
8150364

Job Type:
Full-Time

Job Category
University Staff

FLSA Status:
Exempt

Department / School / College
Pharmacology-06230A

Is this partially or fully grant funded*
Yes

Duties and Responsibilities
-Carries out complex experiments and technical procedures as directed by Principle Investigator (PI) involving surgery on animals, tissue or cell cultures, and making direct experimental measurements.
-Independently performs experimental techniques and operate specialized equipment required to complete the project. May set up experimental design and lab technique. May assist in writing scientific manuscripts and presenting at meetings.
-Performs in-depth analysis of experimental results. Performs literature searches on computer and retrieve literature from library. Assists in modifying specific protocols and methodology.
-Monitors the inventory of essential lab supplies and may assist in ordering additional supplies when required. Maintains orderly records of purchases.
-Ensures lab environment complies with safety regulations and may assume partial responsibility for safety in the lab. Maintains a safe and orderly lab environment.
-Implements experiments and perform lab techniques specific to lab and in accordance with direction from individual PI.
-Trains and provides oversight of medical and graduate students, junior lab staff and other lab users.
- Performs related duties as assigned.

Minimum Education or Experience
Minimum Education:
Required: Bachelors Degree
Specify Degree(s): Molecular Biology, Biology, Biochemistry or Chemistry

Minimum Experience:
Required: 3-5 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 in Biology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology or related field.
- Ability to communicate verbally.
- Ability to deal calmly and courteously with people.
- Ability to finish tasks in a timely manner.
- Ability to follow verbal and written instructions and established procedures.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality.
- Ability to maintain accuracy and consistency.
- Ability to perform basic filing, office procedures and word processing.
- Ability to work as an effective team member.
- Must have high standards of integrity.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS


Does this job involve significant physical strain or activity*
Standing
Repetitive Motions

What unusual working conditions are associated with this job*
Odors
Animals
Infectious Diseases

Campus
Maywood-Health Science Division

POSITION INFORMATION


Job Open Date
09-01-2016

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
CV/Resume
Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicants
High GPA preferred

Quicklink for Posting
www.careers.luc.edu/applicants/Central*quickFind=59164 .

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