Research Specialist I

Job description

Job Title:

RESEARCH SPECIALIST I

Position Number:

8150713

Job Category:

University Staff

Job Type:

Full-Time

FLSA Status:

Exempt

Campus:

Maywood-Health Sciences Campus

Department Name:

DEPARTMENT OF CANCER BIOLOGY

Location Code:

Dept of Cancer Biology (06311A)

Is this split and/or fully grant funded? :

Yes

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Assists with experimental procedures involving tissue or cell cultures, prepares reagents and solutions, and makes direct experimental measurements.
- Performs basic lab techniques required to complete the project. Techniques may include animal care and procedures.
- Gathers, organizes, and records data. Performs simple analysis of results. May assist with library and/or electronic research. Incorporates new protocols and methodology into work as directed by PI and/or senior lab staff.
- Ordering lab supplies as required. Maintains orderly records of purchases.
- Maintains a safe and orderly lab environment. Ensures compliance with safety regulations.
- Performs techniques and assist with experiments specific to lab and in accordance with direction from individual PI.
- Performs related duties assigned.

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:

Minimum Education Required – Bachelor’s degree in: Molecular Biology, Biology, Biochemistry or Chemistry Microbiology, Virology, Immunology is preferred. Minimum Experience: Required: 3-5 years of previous job-related experience in an academic or industry setting.
- Ability to follow verbal 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 organize workflow.
- Ability to work routine job with interpersonal contact skill.
- Ability to interact with internal and external constituents.

Certificates/Credentials/Licenses:

- Experience with murine models is preferred.

Computer Skills:

Microsoft Office suite of programs

Supervisory Responsibilities:

No

Required operation of university owned vehicles:

No

Does this position require direct animal or patient contact? :

Yes

Physical Demands:

Lifting, Standing, Repetitive Motions

Working Conditions:

Lighting, Heating, Ventilation, Odors, Noise, Animals

Open Date:

12/09/2020

Quick Link for Posting:

https://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/14689

 

 

 

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