Temporary Employment - Lab Associate

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Job TitleTemporary Employment - Lab AssociateRequisition NumberDU07001Department Name40610:CTR FOR CLINICAL TRANSLATIONAL SCIENCESWork LocationLexington, KYSalary Range$15.00-$25.00Type of PositionTemporaryPosition Time Status Full-TimeRequired Education


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Physical Requirements

Standing/sitting for long periods of time


Days, occasional evenings and weekends

Job Summary

The Center for Clinical and Translational Science is participating in a COVID-19 vaccine trial and is looking to recruit multiple
lab associates. Employees will be responsible for processing and handling blood, saliva and NP (nasal pharyngeal) COVID swabs. Will be expected to process, freeze and ship samples on dry ice to central lab.

Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and must make teamwork a priority. Looking for candidates that will be flexible and dedicated to the success of this trial.

We will be reviewing applications as applicants apply and we will be filling multiple positions in this role.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Proficient in using refrigerated centrifuge, -80 freezer and biosafety cabinet/hood (BSC).
Proficient computer experience; teamwork and flexibility a must

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? NoPreferred Education/Experience

DOT/IATA, Shipping Dangerous Good Certification

Deadline to Apply09/18/2020University 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.

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      Posted: 8/27/2020
      Application Due: 9/20/2020
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