Temporary Tech/Paraprofessional

Job description

Job Title:

Temporary Tech/Paraprofessional

Requisition Number:


Department Name:

7H700:Molecular & Biomedical Pharmacology

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

Salary Range:

starting hourly rate

Type of Position:


Position Time Status :


Required Education:

BS degree

Required Related Experience:


Required License/Registration/Certification:


Physical Requirements:

Sitting and/or standing for long periods of time.


Monday – Friday 8a-5p, some weekends required

Job Summary:

The successful candidate will be responsible for: i) maintaining the animal colony in the PI’s lab (regular monitoring of the experimental animals, breeding, genotyping, updating of the colony information, etc.), ii) performing routine procedures in experimental animals (blood draws, IP and IV injections, measurement of blood glucose, glucose and insulin tolerance tests, euthanasia, organ collection and storing), iii Preparing routine reagents and standard solution and iv) performing biochemistry experiments (preparation of tissue homogenates and cell lysates, protein quantification, western blot experiments, ELISA assays).

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Attention to detail, Microsoft Word, Excel

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :


Preferred Education/Experience:

BS degree

Deadline to Apply:


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.




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Job No:
Posted: 11/11/2020
Application Due: 11/29/2020
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