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Loyola University Chicago RESEARCH ASST I in Chicago, Illinois

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Position Details


Position Number 8150485

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

Visick Lab

-Carries out experiments as instructed by Principle Investigator (PI). Assists with experimental procedures involving bacteria, preparing reagents and solutions, and making direct experimental measurements.

  • Performs basic lab techniques required to complete the project. Techniques performed may include animal care, Western Blot analysis. Reporter assays, biofilm and motility assays.

  • Gathers, organizes, and records data. Performs simple analysis of results. May assist with library and/or electronic research. Incorporates new protocols and methodologies into work as directed by PI and/or senior lab staff.

  • May assist in ordering lab supplies when required. Maintains orderly records of purchases.

  • Maintains a safe and orderly lab environment. Ensures compliance with safety regulations.

  • Performs techniques and assists with experiments specific to lab and in accordance with direction from individual PI.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

-Support research projects by performing routine cultures, western blot, gel electrophoresis and other routine molecular and cellular biology assays and analyses, as instructed by the Principal Investigator (PI) and other lab members

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


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



Computer Skills

Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, internet and email applications

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 Animals

Open Date 07/09/2024

Close Date

Special Instructions to Applicants

Diversity and Inclusion Statement Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

As one of the nation’s largest Jesuit, Catholic universities, Loyola University Chicago fosters a transformative cultural experience that honors diversity, equity, and inclusion ( . We are committed to not only recruiting, but also retaining a diverse, mission driven workforce and enabling a culture of inclusiveness in an environment that values service excellence, stewardship, personal well-being, and professional development for all of our employees. Loyola University Chicago supports its staff and faculty with a wide array of affordable, comprehensive and competitive benefits ( centered on health and wellness, financial security, equity, and work-life balance. We actively seek those who wish to join our faculty, staff, and students in a community of diverse opinions, perspectives, and backgrounds supporting our Jesuit mission and striving toward the same goal of being persons for and with others.

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