Loyola University Chicago Research Assistant 1 in Chicago, Illinois
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Job Title RESEARCH ASSISTANT I
Position Number 8102468
Job Category University Staff
Job Type Full-Time
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Campus Rogers Park-Lake Shore Campus
Department Name BIOLOGY
Location Code BIOLOGY (02112A)
Is this split and/or fully grant funded? Yes
Duties and Responsibilities
The person in this position will work in our mouse genetics project. The primary responsibilities of the technician include breeding mice, marking them, and weaning them at 3 weeks of age. The mice will then develop until they are 16 weeks old when they will be necropsied. This involves removing internal organs and excising the vertebral column for future study. Most of the time will involve working with the mice and keeping the records required. Training for these tasks will be carried out by the PI and other staff as appropriate.
Minimum Education and/or Work Experience
Bachelor’s degree in related field and zero-one year of related experience.
BS (or BA) and research experience is preferred
Ability to maintain accurate, complete, and well-organized records is essential. These records are maintained using Microsoft Office, WORD and EXCEL.
Supervisory Responsibilities No
Required operation of university owned vehicles No
Does this position require direct animal or patient contact? Yes
Physical Demands Carrying, Standing
Working Conditions Lighting, Heating, Ventilation, Odors, Animals
Special Instructions to Applicants
Quick Link for Posting https://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/14905