Res Spec 1 Muthu Callaci

Job description

Job Title:

RESEARCH SPECIALIST I

Position Number:

8150722

Job Category:

University Staff

Job Type:

Full-Time

FLSA Status:

Exempt

Campus:

Maywood-Health Sciences Campus

Department Name:

BURN SHOCK TRAUMA INSTITUTE

Location Code:

BURN SHOCK TRAUMA INSTITUTE (06320A)

Is this split and/or fully grant funded? :

Yes

Duties and Responsibilities:

We are looking to hire someone with molecular/cellular biology experience, and possibly flow cytometry and stem cell culture experience.

Supports research projects by planning, designing and conducting experiments using personal discretion and judgement and independently completing more complex assays and analysis. Assists research staff, physicians and/or investigator with various procedures and projects. Assists with training lab personnel and users.

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 communicate verbally
•Ability to deal calmly and courteously with people
•Ability to finish tasks in a timely manner
•Ability to follow verbal and written instruction and established procedures
•Ability to maintain accuracy and consistency
•Ability to perform basic filing, office procedures and word processing
•Ability to work as an effective team member
•High standards of integrity

Certificates/Credentials/Licenses:

The primary responsibilities of this position involve maintaining multiple mouse colonies in the research setting. Applicants must be comfortable with this type of work. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
•Carries out complex experiments and technical procedures as directed by the Principal Investigator (PI) involving surgery on animals, tissue or cell cultures, and making direct experimental measurements.
•Performs mouse husbandry, colony maintenance and genotyping.
•Independently performs experimental techniques and operating specialized equipment require to complete projects. Must be responsible for equipment maintenance and setting up experimental design and lab techniques.
•Assists in writing scientific manuscripts and presenting at meetings.
•Performs in-depth analysis of experimental results.
•Performs literature searches on computer and retrieves literature from the library.
•Assists in modifying specific protocols and methodology.
•Monitors the inventory of essential laboratory supplies and orders all supplies when required. Maintains orderly records of purchases.
•Ensures lab environment complies with safety regulations and may assume partial responsibility for safety in the lab. Maintains a safe and orderly lab environment.
•Implements experiments and performs lab techniques specific to lab and in accordance with direction from individual PI.
•Trains and provides oversight of medical and graduate students, junior lab staff, and other lab users.
•Performs related duties as assigned.

Computer Skills:

Proficiency with Microsoft Office, statistical software and Basic keyboarding skills

Supervisory Responsibilities:

No

Required operation of university owned vehicles:

No

Does this position require direct animal or patient contact? :

Yes

Physical Demands:

Carrying, Standing, Repetitive Motions

Working Conditions:

Animals

Open Date:

03/03/2021

Quick Link for Posting:

https://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/15243

 

 

 

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Job No:
Posted: 3/4/2021
Application Due: 3/18/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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