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Res Assistant II Fernandez

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Loyola University Chicago
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Chicago, IL 60684
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Res Assistant II Fernandez
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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
SURGERY (06740A)

Is this split and/or fully grant funded?

Duties and Responsibilities

manage and execute complex experiments and technical procedures as directed by the Principal Investigator involving animal surgeries, tissue or cell cultures and making
direct experimental measurements
- Maintain and be responsible for setting up animal breeding cages, weaning and
genotyping. Maintain database and records associated with animal breeding. Assist with
writing IACUC protocols
- Independently perform experimental techniques and operate specialized equipment
required to complete projects. May set up experimental design and lab techniques. May
draft abstracts, manuscripts and posters for publication and/or presentation.
- Perform in-depth analysis using Prism software. Perform literature searches on
computer and retrieve literature from library. Develop specific protocols and methodology
for new experiments.
- Assist with inventory of essential lab supplies and responsibility for ensuring necessary
items are available. Assist with orderly record of purchases. Ensure maintenance of
equipment and more sophisticated lab instruments. Serve as liaison to vendors for
purchasing new and maintaining existing equipment.
- Ensure lab environment complies with safety regulations and assume responsibility for
safety in the lab. Maintain a safe and orderly lab environment.
- Implement experiments and perform lab techniques specific to lab and in accordance
with direction from the Principal Investigator
- Primary authority in training new lab personnel, assigning and checking work. May train
and provide oversight of medical and graduate students and other lab users.
- Perform other duties as required

Minimum Education and/or Work Experience

Minimum Education: Required: Bachelors Degree Preferred: Masters Degree Specify Degree(s): Biological or physical sciences Minimum Experience: Required: 1-2 years of previous job-related experience Preferred: 3-5 years of previous job-related experience


Bachelor of Science degree in biology, molecular biology, microbiology or related field
- Excellent bench skills
- Flexible with technological challenges
- Ability to work independently
- Strong organizational skills
- Goal and deadline oriented
- Strong interpersonal skills including verbal and written communication skills, as
evidenced by a publication record



Computer Skills

Proficienty with MS Office Suite, Internet and email applications

Supervisory Responsibilities

Required operation of university owned vehicles

Does this position require direct animal or patient contact?

Physical Demands
Standing, Repetitive Motions

Working Conditions
Odors, Animals

Open Date

Close Date

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