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Research Assistant III

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Loyola University Chicago
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Chicago, IL 60684
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Research Assistant III
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Position Details

Job Title

Position Number

Job Category
University Staff

Job Type

FLSA Status

Maywood-Health Sciences Campus

Department Name

Location Code
Dept of Cancer Biology (06311A)

Is this split and/or fully grant funded?

Duties and Responsibilities

- Perform experiments in cancer research on genome stability maintenance under the supervision of PI.
- Modify and adapt experimental protocols, techniques and procedures to specific project requirements.
- Design, coordinate and conduct experimental procedures in the study of protein-protein interaction, protein-DNA interaction, protein modification, genome stability analysis in various human cells, as well as animal handling and genotyping.
- Independently perform research activities and data analysis.
- Work with the PI and postdocs to prepare research results and write summaries of results in manuscript form for publications and in graphics form for presentation at research meetings and for grant proposals.
- Maintain and ensure compliance with regulatory protocols and records related to biosafety and IACUC.
- Order lab supplies and equipment.
- Performs other duties as required.

Minimum Education and/or Work Experience

Required: Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Molecular Biology or Cell Biology and 5+ years related experience.


Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Molecular Biology or Cell Biology and 5+ years related experience.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Firm understanding of research methods, protocols, procedures, techniques, and equipment within specified area of specialty. Demonstrated research experience with handling mice (including but not limited to breeding, weaning, genotyping), Ability to independently design and implement standard research protocol within area of specialty. Knowledge and understanding of scientific method. Ability to analyze and evaluate empirical data and develop graphic and/or written interpretations and conclusions


Computer Skills

Basic Computer Skills

Supervisory Responsibilities

Required operation of university owned vehicles

Does this position require direct animal or patient contact?

Physical Demands
Lifting, Standing, Repetitive Motions

Working Conditions
Lighting, Heating, Ventilation, Odors, Noise, Animals, Irregular Hours

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