Laboratory Technician Senior

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Job Title:

Laboratory Technician Senior

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Working Title:

Lab Tech Sr.

Department Name:

7H100:Department of Neuroscience

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

1 yr

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Physical Requirements:

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.

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Preferred Education/Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in biology or neuroscience or a related field plus two or more years of experience with lab work 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: 1/12/2021
Application Due: 1/28/2021
Work Type: Full Time