Laboratory Technician

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Job TitleLaboratory TechnicianRequisition NumberRE23596Working TitleDepartment Name7H030:SANDERS-BROWN CTR ON AGINGWork LocationLexington, KYGrade Level38Salary Range$12.50-18.67/hourType of PositionStaffPosition Time Status Full-TimeRequired Education

AA

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

No experience required.

Required License/Registration/Certification

None

Physical Requirements

Sitting, standing

Shift

Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

Job Summary

This is an open position for full-time laboratory technician. The applicant needs to have an associate’s degree and no experience or equivalent, however laboratory experience is highly preferred. The laboratory is focused on basic and research in Alzheimer’s and Frontotemporal Diseases. We are a small but dynamic team of researchers, postdocs and undergrads that are excited about contributing to the laboratory focus on unraveling new mechanism and therapeutic avenues for these devastating diseases.
The applicant will conduct routine laboratory bench work of individual projects which include: 1) cell culture maintenance, western blotting, tissue immunohistochemistry, DNA/ RNA extraction; 2) assist in small animal surgical procedures; and be able to 3) perform analysis and present results in scientific meetings, such as laboratory meetings and UK related research events.

Skills / Knowledge / AbilitiesDoes this position have supervisory responsibilities? NoPreferred Education/ExperienceDeadline to Apply10/20/2020University 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.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How many years of paid employment experience do you have with cell culture maintenance?
    • 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
  2. * How many years of experience do you have with tissues immunohistochemistry?
    • 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. * How many years of experience do you have with small animal surgical procedures?
    • 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. * 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
    • Indeed.com
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter

 

 

 

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Posted: 10/8/2020
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