Laboratory Technician Senior
Laboratory Technician SeniorRequisition Number:
Lab Tech Sr.Department Name:
7H100:Department of NeuroscienceWork Location:
Lexington, KYGrade Level:
$13.63-21.83/hourType of Position:
StaffPosition Time Status :
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1 yrRequired License/Registration/Certification:
Sitting for 2-3 hours at a time.
Standing for 1-2 hours at a time.
Mainly Monday through Friday, approximately 8:30-5:00 PM, with occassional evening hours or weekend hours.Job Summary:
Laboratory Technician Senior position to work on a research project investigating the effect of sleep and circadian rhythm disruption on neuropathology in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease.
Job responsibilities include working with laboratory rodents, conducting behavioral tests, sectioning rodent tissue, conducting procedures such as in situ hybridization, RT-PCR, and immunohistochemistry, and analyzing and graphing data.
Good record keeping and basic computer skills are also required; also collaboration and communication with other personnel.Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:
MS Windows and Excel.Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :
Bachelor’s degree in biology or neuroscience or a related field plus two or more years of experience with lab work preferred.Deadline to Apply:
01/25/2021University Community of Inclusion:
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