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Laboratory Scientist/UKHC

Job description



The Laboratory Scientist/UKHC will be responsible for performing laboratory testing in a fast-paced academic medical center. The Laboratory provides services to all aspects of the Level I trauma center and throughout the healthcare enterprise, including solid organ and bone marrow transplant, KY Children's Hospital, and Markey Cancer Center.

This position is responsible for the testing and maintenance of high complexity laboratory tests performed in the Genomics Core Laboratory. Specifically, perform and analyze next-generation sequencing experiments, Sanger sequencing, Fragment Analysis, Real-time/Melt Curve analysis, and other molecular techniques. Additionally, this position will be required to troubleshoot and maintain instrumentation within the Core facility, provide guidance with design and implementation of experiments, and perform additional molecular genomics testing as needed.

The Laboratory Services department has a variety of specialties and areas. For additional information regarding the Laboratory Services department, please follow the link to view a departmental video. Click to View Video




Job Title
Laboratory Scientist/UKHC

Requisition Number
RE14301

Working Title
Laboratory Scientist - Genomics

Department Name
H3200:Laboratory Services

Work Location
Lexington

Grade Level
09

Salary Range
$19.66-31.20/hour

Type of Position
Staff

Position Time Status
Full-Time

Required Education

BS



Click here for more information about equivalencies:
http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies

Required Related Experience

0



Physical Requirements

This position will intermittently work at a computer for extended periods of time with repetitive motion. Occasional lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects up to 50 pounds.



Shift

40 hours per week primarily on first shift, with the possibility of working 2nd or 3rd shift. Weekend call pay a possibility.



Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

Attention to detail and the ability to organize and prioritize work assignments are a must. Should be comfortable with utilizing computer software (MS Windows, Word, Excel).



Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
No

Preferred Education/Experience

Molecular sequencing and familiarity with data collection and analytical software preferred.



Deadline to Apply
05/21/2018

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.



Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  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.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Please choose the answer that best describes your paid employment experience with PCR-based molecular testing.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years
  3. * Please choose the answer that best represents your years of paid, full-time employment experience in a genomic laboratory.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 2 years
    • More than 2 years, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years
  4. * Please choose the answer that best describes your years of paid, full-time employment experience in a clinical laboratory setting.
    • 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
  5. * Do you have NGS (next-generation sequencing) experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • HERCjobs.org (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • InsightIntoDiversity.com
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • 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
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter

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Posted: 5/15/2018
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