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RESEARCH SPECIALIST I

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Position Details 

Position Details

Job Title RESEARCH SPECIALIST I
Position Number 8150401
Job Category University Staff
Job Type Full-Time
FLSA Status Exempt
Campus Maywood-Health Sciences Division
Department Name PHYSIOLOGY
Location Code PHYSIOLOGY (06240A)
Is this split and/or fully grant funded? Yes
Duties and Responsibilities

Conduct research experiments using cutting-edge technologies and develop protocols for experiments
- Analyze and interpret data from experiments
- Contribute to the scientific development and writing of manuscripts
- Train and direct graduate students and other research techs in protocols, techniques and overall lab procedures
- Plan new experiments with appropriate controls
- Attend journal clubs and departmental seminars
- Present research results at national and local scientific meetings
- Performs related duties as required

Minimum Education and/or Work 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

Qualifications

- Ability to analyze and interpret data
- Ability to communicate verbally
- Ability to compile complex reports and develop presentations
- Ability to deal calmly and courteously with people
- Ability to deal with stressful situations
- Ability to finish tasks in a timely manner
- Ability to follow oral and written instructions and established procedures
- Ability to function independently and manage own time and work tasks
- Ability to lead work teams
- Ability to maintain accuracy and consistency
- Ability to organize workflow
- Ability to perform basic filing, office procedures and word processing
- Ability to plan, coordinate and develop multiple projects
Ability to work as an effective team member

Certificates/Credentials/Licenses

N/A

Computer Skills

Basic Keyboarding Skills, Excel, Groupwise, Power Point, Word

Supervisory Responsibilities No
Required operation of university owned vehicles No
Does this position require direct animal or patient contact? Yes
Physical Demands Repetitive Motions
Working Conditions Animals
Open Date 09/12/2017
Close Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Quick Link for Posting http://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/5754

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other
  2. * Why do you want to work for Loyola University Chicago?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have at least a Bachelor's Degree in Molecular Biology, Biology, Biochemistry or Chemistry?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have at least 3 years of previous job-related experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents