Loyola University Chicago RESEARCH ASSISTANT I in Chicago, Illinois
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Job Title RESEARCH ASSISTANT I
Position Number 8102452
Job Category University Staff
Job Type Full-Time
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Campus Rogers Park-Lake Shore Campus
Department Name PHYSICS
Location Code PHYSICS (02116A)
Is this split and/or fully grant funded? Yes
Duties and Responsibilities
This is a full-time position to work in the Biophysics laboratory. The lab’s research, under the direction of Dr. Brian Cannon, examines the DNA conformation and structural dynamics using single-molecule fluorescence imaging. The duties and responsibilities for this position include the following: - Sample preparation of DNA using synthetic biology approaches - Data acquisition using fluorescence microscopy - Assistance to undergraduate research students working in the lab. - Data analysis and computational work - Development of lab modules for interdisciplinary lab course
Minimum Education and/or Work Experience
Bachelor’s degree in related field and zero-one year of related experience.
- B.S. in biophysics or related field.
- Previous research experience is essential
- An understanding of biophysics, upper level physics and biology, as well competence with upper level mathematics.
- Some computer program experience is essential.
-Proficiency with Windows and Office (Excel, Word, and Powerpoint). -Adept at learning custom software used to operate laboratory equipment and analysis
Supervisory Responsibilities No
Required operation of university owned vehicles No
Does this position require direct animal or patient contact? No
Physical Demands Lifting, Standing, Repetitive Motions
Working Conditions None
Special Instructions to Applicants
Quick Link for Posting http://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/14265