Research Assistant II- Knight and Qiao Lab's

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Job TitleRESEARCH ASST IIPosition Number8150692Job CategoryUniversity StaffJob TypeFull-TimeFLSA StatusNon-ExemptCampusMaywood-Health Sciences CampusDepartment NameMICROBIOLOGYLocation CodeMICROBIOLOGY (06220A)Is this split and/or fully grant funded? YesDuties and Responsibilities

A position is available in Drs. Katherine Knight/Liang Qiao’s laboratories for highly motivated candidates who are interested in vaccine development for Clostridium Difficile. Candidates with prior experience in molecular cloning, virus production and animal experimentation are encouraged to apply.

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


- Ability to follow oral and written instructions and established procedures.
- Ability to maintain accuracy and consistency.
- Ability to communicate verbally.
- Ability to finish tasks in a timely manner.
- Ability to deal calmly and courteously with people.
- Ability to analyze and interpret data.
- Ability to work as an effective team member.
- Ability to work on routine job with interpersonal contact skill.
- Ability to interact with internal and external constituents.


Preferred: 3-5 years of previous job-related experience

Computer Skills

Proficiency with MS Office Suite, Internet and email applications.

Supervisory ResponsibilitiesNoRequired operation of university owned vehiclesNoDoes this position require direct animal or patient contact? Physical DemandsStandingWorking ConditionsVentilation, Animals, Infectious DiseasesOpen Date09/02/2020Close DateSpecial Instructions to ApplicantsQuick Link for Posting Questions

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  2. * Why do you want to work for Loyola University Chicago?

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  3. * What is the highest level of education you have completed?
    • High School Diploma or Equivalent
    • Associate's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • Doctoral Degree
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  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
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    Posted: 9/8/2020
    Application Due: 11/7/2020
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