SR STAFF SCIENTIST

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Job TitleSR STAFF SCIENTISTPosition Number8150697Job CategoryUniversity StaffJob TypeFull-TimeFLSA StatusExemptCampusMaywood-Health Sciences CampusDepartment NameDEPARTMENT OF CANCER BIOLOGYLocation CodeDept of Cancer Biology (06311A)Is this split and/or fully grant funded? YesDuties and Responsibilities

The senior scientist will conduct research on a cancer health disparity research project entitled “SELENOF is a determinant of aggressive breast cancer disease in African American women”.
The scientist will conduct in vitro/cell-based experiments and in vivo experiments using mouse models to examine the role of the seleno-protein, SELENOF, in aggressive breast cancer disease.
The senior scientist will design experiments, collect data, co-ordinate the research efforts with our collaborator, analyze and present findings, and drive new research directions stemming from this project.
- 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 as applicable.
- 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.

Minimum Education and/or Work Experience

Required: Doctoral Degree (MD or PhD)
Molecular Biology, Biology, Biochemistry, Physiology, Pharmacology, Microbiology, Immunology, other biomedical sciences.

Minimum 2-5 years of completed mentored postdoctoral scientific training and/or 7+ years of work experience.

Qualifications

Required: Doctoral Degree (MD or PhD)
Molecular Biology, Biology, Biochemistry, Physiology, Pharmacology, Microbiology, Immunology, other biomedical sciences.

Minimum 2-5 years of completed mentored postdoctoral scientific training and/or 7+ years of work experience.

Certificates/Credentials/Licenses

MD or PhD

Computer Skills

Familiarity with the Microsoft Office suite of programs is required.

Supervisory ResponsibilitiesNoRequired operation of university owned vehiclesNoDoes this position require direct animal or patient contact? YesPhysical DemandsLifting, Standing, Repetitive MotionsWorking ConditionsIrregular HoursOpen Date08/26/2020Close DateSpecial Instructions to ApplicantsQuick Link for Postinghttp://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/14205Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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  2. * Why do you want to work for Loyola University Chicago?

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  3. * Do you have a doctoral degree (MD or PhD)?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have at least two years of completed mentored postdoctoral scientific training and/or 7+ years of work experience?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae

 

 

 

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Posted: 9/8/2020
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