Research Assistant II

Loyola University-Chicago
September 22, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Position Details

Position Details


Position Number 8150800 Job Category University Staff Job Type Full-Time FLSA Status Non-Exempt Campus Maywood-Health Sciences Campus Department Name PHYSIOLOGY Location Code PHYSIOLOGY (06240A) Is this split and/or fully grant funded? Yes Duties and Responsibilities

- Perform research experiments with appropriate controls under the direct supervision of Principal Investigator (PI) - Analyze and interpret data from experiments - Maintain overall lab organization including ordering supplies, preparing reagents, monitoring equipment and compliance with safety regulations - Train students and other staff in research protocols and lab rules - Communicate clearly with the PI, and creatively problem-solve - Attend weekly journal clubs, department seminars and lab meetings - Perform other related duties as assigned .

Minimum Education and/or Work Experience

Minimum Education: Required: Bachelors Degree Preferred: Masters Degree Specify Degree(s): Biological or physical sciences Minimum Experience: Required: 1-2 years of previous job-related experience Preferred: 3-5 years of previous job-related experience


The hire would have preferentially a Master's degree, or minimally a Bachelor's degree, in Biological or Chemical Sciences. We would prefer someone with 3-5 years of previous research experience but would also consider someone with 1-2 years experience. The qualified applicant will have the ability to: - Analyze and interpret data and meet deadlines. - Follow oral and written instructions and established procedures. - Maintain accuracy and consistency, conducting themselves ethically. - Work as an effective team member, dealing calmly and courteously with people and with excellent verbal communication skills



Computer Skills

Basic computing skills and willingness to learn programs used in the lab.

Supervisory Responsibilities No Required operation of university owned vehicles No Does this position require direct animal or patient contact? Yes Physical Demands None Working Conditions None Open Date 08/22/2023 Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants Diversity and Inclusion Statement

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

As one of the nation's largest Jesuit, Catholic universities, Loyola University Chicago fosters a transformative cultural experience that honors diversity, equity, and inclusion . We are committed to not only recruiting, but also retaining a diverse, mission driven workforce and enabling a culture of inclusiveness in an environment that values service excellence, stewardship, personal well-being, and professional development for all of our employees. Loyola University Chicago supports its staff and faculty with a wide array of affordable, comprehensive and competitive benefits centered on health and wellness, financial security, equity, and work-life balance. We actively seek those who wish to join our faculty, staff, and students in a community of diverse opinions, perspectives, and backgrounds supporting our Jesuit mission and striving toward the same goal of being persons for and with others.

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  • Do you have a Bachelor's degree in biological or physical sciences?
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  • Do you have a Master's degree in biological or physical science?
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  • No
  • Do you have 1-2 years of previous job-related experience?
  • Yes
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  • Do you have 3-5 years of previous job-related experience?
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  • No
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