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Development Scientist/UKHC

Job description



UKHC is seeking a subject matter Molecular Genomics scientist to support testing platforms and procedures with a focus on identification of genetic and oncology variants.

The UKHC Laboratories provides services to all aspects of this Level I trauma center and throughout the Healthcare Enterprise, including solid organ and bone marrow transplant, KY Children's Hospital, and Markey Cancer Center.

The CAP-Accredited Laboratory at the University of Kentucky showcases the use of state-of-the-art instrumentation and technology.

In addition, this diverse department provides services to all aspects of the University of Kentucky's Level I trauma center and throughout the healthcare enterprise, including KY Children's Hospital, and Markey Cancer Center.




Job Title
Development Scientist/UKHC

Requisition Number
RE16183

Working Title
Genomics Development Scientist

Department Name
H3200:Laboratory Services

Work Location
Lexington

Grade Level
11

Salary Range
$53,477-86,445/year

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

3 yrs



Required License/ Registration/Certification

None



Physical Requirements

Lifting up to 5 lbs



Shift

Days, Monday-Friday



Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

Excel, Word.
Experience in research, knowledge of molecular diagnostics and ability to troubleshoot.



Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
No

Preferred Education/Experience

PhD in Biological Science preferred.



Deadline to Apply
11/15/2018

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 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
  4. * Do you have NGS (Next-Generation Sequencing) experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have paid work experience in assay development?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have paid work experience with digital PCR?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Do you have paid work experience with extensive literature search?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * 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. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter

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