Research Assistant I

Loyola University Chicago

Maywood, IL, USA Remote / WFH

Nov 13

We are hiring scientists to join the Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Neuroscience at Loyola University Chicago. The focus of the our lab is on personalized medicine, drug discovery, and basic science research for psychiatric disorders (i.e., schizophrenia, depression, suicidality). Our goal is to use modern techniques in neuropharmacology, behavioral pharmacology, and/or genomics to discover and test novel drug targets. Please see for more information.

Following an initial training period, successful candidates will be expected to contribute to research projects with minimal supervision and assume lab management responsibilities. Preference will be given to candidates with previous research experience and/or candidates interested in pursuing a career in biomedical research or medicine. Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail are required for this position.

The Principal Investigator, Dr. Sodhi is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Molecular Pharmacology & Neuroscience at Loyola University Chicago who has received formal training in pharmacology and genomics from the University of Oxford, University of London, and Vanderbilt University. The Sodhi laboratory is housed in the Loyola Center for Translational Research and Education (CTRE) and the Stritch School of Medicine. Located in the western suburbs of Chicago, the CTRE is in close proximity to numerous family-friendly living areas (e.g. Oak Park, Riverside, La Grange, Western Springs, Oak Brook, Hinsdale). We are also accessible from downtown Chicago by public transit.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $15.00 - $20.00 per hour

* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Employee discount
* Flexible schedule
* Flexible spending account
* Health insurance
* Health savings account
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Professional development assistance
* Retirement plan
* Tuition reimbursement
* Vision insurance
* Monday to Friday
* Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations:
We provide a clean, regularly sanitized, safe working environment in accordance with regulations in IL.

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Maywood, IL 60153: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

* Bachelor's (Required)

* Research: 1 year (Required)

Work Location: One location

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