RESEARCH SPECIALIST II

Job description

Job Title:

RESEARCH SPECIALIST II

Position Number:

8350201

Job Category:

University Staff

Job Type:

Part-Time

FLSA Status:

Exempt

Campus:

Maywood-Health Sciences Campus

Department Name:

RADIOLOGY

Location Code:

RADIOLOGY

Is this split and/or fully grant funded? :

Yes

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Carries out complex experiments and technical procedures as directed by Principle Investigator (PI) involving bench research, tissue or cell cultures, and making direct experimental measurements.
- Independently performs experimental techniques and operate specialized equipment required to complete the project.
- Sets up experimental design and lab technique.
- Assists in writing scientific manuscripts and presenting at meetings.
- Performs in-depth analysis of experimental results.
- Performs literature searches on computer and retrieve literature from library.
- Assists in modifying specific protocols and methodology.
- Monitors the inventory of essential lab supplies and may assist in ordering additional 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 perform 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.

Minimum Education and/or Work Experience:

Minimum Education Required: Bachelors Degree
Preferred: Masters Degree

Minimum Experience Required: 5+ years of previous job-related experience.

Completion of relevant coursework is considered equivalent experience.

Qualifications:

- 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 on routine job with interpersonal contact skill.
- Ability to interact with internal and external constituents.

Certificates/Credentials/Licenses:

N/A

Computer Skills:

- Proficiency with MS Office Suite, Internet and email applications.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

No

Required operation of university owned vehicles:

No

Physical Demands:

None

Working Conditions:

None

Open Date:

04/06/2021

Quick Link for Posting:

https://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/15552

 

 

 

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Job No:
Posted: 4/7/2021
Application Due: 7/6/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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