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Staff Scientist

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Position Details 

Position Details

Position Number 8150549
Job Category University Staff
Job Type Full-Time
FLSA Status Exempt
Campus Maywood-Health Sciences Division
Department Name PHARMACOLOGY
Location Code PHARMACOLOGY (06230A)
Is this split and/or fully grant funded? Yes
Duties and Responsibilities

- Planning, implementation and analysis of advanced scientific research projects
- Interprets data; statistical and data analysis.
- Advises and assists with experimental design and execution.
- Maintains laboratory equipment for the Department/Institute by working with the Division Administrator, sales reps, technical specialists, repair companies and the Purchasing Department to maintain current equipment and procure new purchases.
- Evaluates need for new technologies and train laboratory staff on proper use of equipment.
- Collaborates with faculty and other researchers
- Participates in the preparation and writing of grant applications and reports and co-authors scientific research manuscripts
- Operates and maintains a variety of scientific instrumentation which is essential to conducting the appropriate laboratory work. This would include equipment such as laboratory microscopes, centrifuges, incubators and autoclaves.
- Employs safety measures in working with hazardous chemicals, laboratory animals, and radioisotopes.
- Performs proper recording of procedures related to research studies in the laboratory and for the systematic organization of experimental data including the adequate.
- Performs other duties as required.
expertise in molecular and cellular biology and a background in neuroscience. Essential skills include PCR, western blotting, fluorescent imaging of synapses, behavioral analyses of transgenic mice and an understanding of genetics. Experience with human iPSC culture is desirable but not essential.

Minimum Education and/or Work Experience

Required: Doctoral Degree (MD or PhD)


Required: Doctoral Degree (MD or PhD)

Computer Skills


Supervisory Responsibilities Yes
Required operation of university owned vehicles No
Does this position require direct animal or patient contact?
Physical Demands Carrying, Standing, Repetitive Motions
Working Conditions None
Open Date 09/14/2017
Close Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Quick Link for Posting

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other
  2. * Do you have a Doctoral Degree (MD or PhD)?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Why do you want to work for Loyola University Chicago?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

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