Scientist II

Location
Lexington, KY
Posted
Mar 01, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


The Sanders-Brown Center on Aging is seeking an experienced, senior level scientist to assist in the management of the lab, and management and performance of extramurally-funded research projects The candidate chosen for this position will be responsible for the following: organization, maintenance and breeding of mouse colonies; design, perform and document experiments; assist with preparation of manuscripts and graphics; lab leadership and administration and maintaining financial records and lab order requests.




Job Title
Scientist II

Requisition Number
RE13533

Working Title


Department Name
7H030:SANDERS-BROWN CTR ON AGING

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level
46

Salary Range
$48,526-80,059/year

Type of Position
Staff

Position Time Status
Full-Time

Required Education

PhD



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Required Related Experience

0



Required License/ Registration/Certification

None



Physical Requirements

May require long periods of sitting or standing, may lift objects up to 25lbs.



Shift

Primarily days, Monday thru Friday 8:00am-5:00pm, may require occasional night or weekend



Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

Organization, maintenance and breeding of mouse colonies, design and perform experiments, lab management, attention to detail, and multi-tasking.



Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
Yes

Preferred Education/Experience

PhD and 3 years or equivalent; experience with breeding and genotyping of mouse colonies and Western blot preferred.



Deadline to Apply
03/14/2018

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Posting Specific Questions

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  1. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.

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  2. * Please choose the answer that best indicates your amount of paid, full-time employment experience with managing mouse colonies.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  3. * Please choose the answer that best describes your amount of paid, full-time employment experience designing protocols.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  4. * Please choose the answer that best describes your years of paid, full-time employment experience in lab management.
    • None
    • Some, but less than 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  5. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
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    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • HERCjobs.org (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • InsightIntoDiversity.com
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    • HospitalCareers.com
    • Indeed.com
    • LinkedIn.com
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above


Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita

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