Research Analyst

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Job Title:

Research Analyst

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Department Name:

7H400:Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Gen

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

No experience required.

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Physical Requirements:

Sitting at a desk/computer terminal/lab bench for 1-2 hours at a time; Periodic lifting of boxes/bottles less than 25#; Stocking shelves may require using a step-stool.


Monday – Friday, 9:30 am – 6:00 pm.

Job Summary:

A Research Analyst is required to help maintain a laboratory that studies host-microbe interactions. The individual will assist with the overall lab operation, independently performing complex experiments involving bacterial infection of live mice, confocal microscopy, and training a moderately sized group of undergraduate students. Previous experience in microscopy and working with live mice is preferred.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Experience working with mice, basic lab skills, basic computer skills (e.g., MS windows, excel).

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Preferred Education/Experience:

Master’s degree in a related field (science 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: 5/3/2021
Application Due: 8/1/2021
Work Type: Full Time