Laboratory Technician Senior

Location
Lexington, KY
Posted
Dec 15, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


The Saha CVRC is seeking a Lab Technician Senior to work within a new research group studying metabolism and cardiovascular disease. We are looking for an enthusiastic candidate with a passion for exciting research.

Responsibilities will include general laboratory upkeep and organization, performance of in vitro and in vivo experiments, and assistance with mouse colony maintenance. Daily work activities will require maintenance of cell lines and some animal care. Other duties include organizing, conducting, analyzing and recording experimental data; overseeing student workers; cleaning and maintaining all lab glassware and equipment.

Experience with any of the following techniques is preferred: cell culture, confocal microscopy, western blotting, PCR, and mouse work. However, a candidate lacking experience but possessing a positive attitude and a strong ability to learn new research techniques will be seriously considered.




Job Title
Laboratory Technician Senior

Requisition Number
RE16662

Working Title
Lab Tech Senior

Department Name
7H051:CARDIOVASCULAR RESEARCH CENTER

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level
40

Salary Range
$13.43-21.51/hour

Type of Position
Staff

Position Time Status
Full-Time

Required Education

BS



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Required Related Experience

1 yr



Required License/ Registration/Certification

None



Physical Requirements

Required routine handling of light-weight objects up to 10 pounds, or some standing or walking for extended periods.



Shift

Normal shift is 8 hours during weekdays, but some evening or weekend periods may be necessary.



Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

Proficient and IACUC compliant small animal care; Basic lab skills, (e.g., pipetting); basic computer skills (e.g., MS windows, excel).



Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
Yes

Preferred Education/Experience

BA/BS degree in a related field plus 1 or more years of paid working experience in a research laboratory including technical molecular biology, biochemical and cell culture research protocols, and murine animal care preferred.



Deadline to Apply
01/01/2019

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  2. * Do you have working experience with the following: cell culture, protein or DNA electrophoresis, molecular biology (e.g. PCR), and murine animal care.
    • I have working experience with 1 of the 4 tasks.
    • I have working experience with 2 of the 4 tasks.
    • I have working experience with 3 of the 4 tasks.
    • I have working experience with 4 of the 4 tasks.
    • I have no working experience with these tasks.
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Applicant Documents

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

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