Research Assistant I- Kroken Lab
RESEARCH ASST IPosition Number:
University StaffJob Type:
Maywood-Health Sciences CampusDepartment Name:
MICROBIOLOGY (06220A)Is this split and/or fully grant funded? :
YesDuties and Responsibilities:
A research assistant (RA) position is available in the Kroken lab at Loyola University Chicago located at the Health Sciences Campus, in the department of Microbiology and Immunology. Our research interest is in eye infections associated with injury and contact lens wear.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Supports research projects in the Kroken lab by performing experiments as instructed by the Principal Investigator (PI). Assists PI and students with lab procedures and projects. Will receive training to be able to perform the necessary techniques and protocols for experiments, which include bacterial and cell culture techniques, microscopy, and animal models.
Monitor inventory of lab supplies and order additional supplies when required.
Maintain a safe and orderly lab environment. Ensure lab complies with safety regulations.
Establish organizational systems for documenting procedures, stocks, standard operating procedures, and maintaining equipment.
Responsibly use and care for shared equipment, and request training or support when needed to operate shared equipment.
Respond to and assist other colleagues in the department as needed.
Gather, organize, enter, and analyze data; perform literature searches and retrieve literature.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Education Required: Bachelors Degree OR equivalent training acquired via work experience or education
Preferred: Bachelors Degree
Experience Required: None
Preferred: 1-2 years of previous job-related experience
•Bachelor of Science degree in biology, chemistry or related field
•Ability to work independently after training
•Ability to follow written and verbal procedures and document activities accurately
•Strong organizational skills
•Goal and deadline oriented
•Strong professional communication skills, both verbal and written
Proficient with Microsoft office suite, email, and desktop operating systemsSupervisory Responsibilities:
NoRequired operation of university owned vehicles:
Lifting, Standing, Repetitive MotionsWorking Conditions:
Odors, Animals, Infectious DiseasesOpen Date:
03/03/2021Quick Link for Posting: