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Loyola University Chicago Research Assistant 1 in Chicago, Illinois

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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



Computer Skills

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

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