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Research Assistant I Kroken Lab

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Loyola University Chicago

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Chicago, Illinois

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Mon, 05 Apr 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Research Assistant I- Kroken Lab Thank you for your interest in Loyola University Chicago. To view open positions, please enter your search criteria below. You may view all open positions by not specifying any search criteria and selecting the ‘Search’ button. Bookmark this Posting | Print Preview | Apply for this Job Position Details Job Title RESEARCH ASST I Position Number Job Category University Staff Job Type Full-Time FLSA Status Non-Exempt Campus Maywood-Health Sciences Campus Department Name MICROBIOLOGY Location Code MICROBIOLOGY (06220A) Is this split and/or fully grant funded? Yes Duties 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. Minimum Education and/or Work Experience 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 Qualifications – 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 Certificates/Credentials/Licenses N/A Computer Skills Proficient with Microsoft office suite, email, and desktop operating systems Supervisory Responsibilities No Required operation of university owned vehicles No Does this position require direct animal or patient contact? Physical Demands Lifting, Standing, Repetitive Motions Working Conditions Odors, Animals, Infectious Diseases Open Date 03/03/2021 Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants Quick Link for Posting