Research Assistant

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Job Title:

Research Assistant

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Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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Required Related Experience:

1 yr

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Physical Requirements:

Lifting/standing for long periods of time, lifting, pushing or pulling of objects up to 25 lbs


Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, some nights and weekends as needed

Job Summary:

The Department of Toxicology & Cancer Biology has an opening for a position, which will function as a Lab Manager. We are looking for someone who has several years work experience in the field of biological sciences. Duties will include mouse care and use, training and colony management, and ensuring compliance with approved protocols and applicable IACUC policies. In addition to the purchase, organize and maintain supplies necessary for the conduct of research studies.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Word, Excel, Animal handling.

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Preferred Education/Experience:

Bachelor’s degree preferred

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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: 1/7/2021
Application Due: 3/8/2021
Work Type: Full Time