Laboratory Technician Senior

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Job Title:

Laboratory Technician Senior

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Lexington KY

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Required Related Experience:

1 yr

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Physical Requirements:

Sitting for long periods of time, exposure to experimental animals, tissues, chemicals and supplies, lifting up to 20lbs.


Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (40hrs/wk)

Job Summary:

This position involves performing surgeries and traumatic brain and spinal cord injury research on live animals (mice and rats) followed by behavioral, histological, bioenergetic and neurochemical analyses at various time points and studying the effects of novel pharmacological compounds for their ability to protect the injured brain or spinal cord tissue and improve cognitive and motor recovery. The successful applicant will be expected to compile and analyze experimental data and to have strong English speaking and writing skills to record experimental results both in published and non-published formats. Candidate will be expected to update and develop laboratory protocols and SOPs as needed.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

SOP and protocol development

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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: 11/17/2020
Application Due: 2/15/2021
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