Laboratory Technician Senior

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Job Title:

Laboratory Technician Senior

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Working Title:

Lab Tech Sr.

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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:

May require long periods of sitting or standing. May require lifting up to 25 lbs.


Primarily days

Job Summary:

Conduct and modify laboratory research protocols in biological science disciplines in the areas of neuroscience, inflammation, and disordered proteins. Adapt protocols and procedures for laboratory analyses. Use instruments and practical knowledge to interpret results. Perform surgery on animals for experimental purposes including pre-operative, intraoperative, and post-operative procedures. Perform and modify laboratory test on biological materials using methods such as mammalian cell cultures, electrophoresis of proteins and nucleotide samples, bacterial transformation and growth. Perform western blotting, immunohistochemistry, cytochemistry. Must have knowledge of cloning and plasmid preparation. Maintain logs and records of laboratory techniques, observations, findings and results. Perform analysis of data using statistical software. Perform literature searches for appropriate laboratory techniques.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Cloning, mini preps, western blotting, immunohistochemistry, cell culture

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Preferred Education/Experience:

Bachelor’s degree plus experience

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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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Posted: 4/25/2021
Application Due: 7/24/2021
Work Type: Full Time