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Laboratory Scientist/Certified/UKHC

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Laboratory Scientist/Certified/UKHC
Requisition Number RE38862
Working Title Laboratory Scientist - Genomics
Department Name H3200:Laboratory Services
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 11
Salary Range $26.00-45.70/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

BS

Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

No experience required.

Required License/Registration/Certification
Certification
Physical Requirements
This position will intermittently work at a computer for extended periods of time with repetitive motion. Occasional lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects up to 50 pounds.
Shift
40 hours per week primarily on first shift, with the possibility of working 2nd or 3rd shift. Weekend call pay a possibility.
Job Summary
The Laboratory Scientist, Certified will be responsible for performing laboratory testing in a fast-paced academic medical center. The Laboratory provides services to all aspects of the Level I trauma center and throughout the healthcare enterprise, including solid organ and bone marrow transplant, KY Children’s Hospital, and Markey Cancer Center.

This position is responsible for the testing and maintenance of high complexity laboratory tests performed in the Genomics Core Laboratory. Specifically, perform and analyze next-generation sequencing experiments, Sanger sequencing, Fragment Analysis, Real-time/Melt Curve analysis, and other molecular techniques.

Additionally, this position will be required to troubleshoot and maintain instrumentation within the Core facility, provide guidance with design and implementation of experiments, and perform additional molecular genomics testing as needed.

IMPORTANT: Resumes and CVs cannot be substituted for a completed application. Incomplete applications could disqualify you from being considered for this position. To be considered for this position you must fully complete the online application being sure to only put one (1) job title for each entry (multiple job titles for one employer must have separate entries), the # of hours worked per week and your ending salary. All job titles and dates must correspond with those appearing on your resume.

This position has been identified as supporting UK HealthCare, which receives funding from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Therefore, all individuals hired into this position must comply with the federal CMS mandate issued in March of 2022. This mandate requires all new hires to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. Start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Attention to detail and the ability to organize and prioritize work assignments are a must. Should be comfortable with utilizing computer software (MS Windows, Word, Excel).
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Molecular biology, PCR, DNA sequencing and familiarity with data collection and analytical software preferred.
Deadline to Apply 03/22/2023
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: 2023-03-14 Expires: 2023-04-13

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