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Laboratory Technician Senior

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Laboratory Technician Senior
Requisition Number RE24922
Working Title
Department Name 7H016:SPINAL CORD & BRAIN INJURY RES
Work Location Lexington KY
Grade Level 40
Salary Range $13.63-21.83/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

1 yr

Required License/Registration/Certification

None

Physical Requirements

Sitting for long periods of time, exposure to experimental animals, tissues, chemicals and supplies, lifting up to 20lbs.

Shift

Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (40hrs/wk)

Job Summary

This position involves performing surgeries and traumatic brain and spinal cord injury research on live animals (mice and rats) followed by behavioral, histological, bioenergetic and neurochemical analyses at various time points and studying the effects of novel pharmacological compounds for their ability to protect the injured brain or spinal cord tissue and improve cognitive and motor recovery. The successful applicant will be expected to compile and analyze experimental data and to have strong English speaking and writing skills to record experimental results both in published and non-published formats. Candidate will be expected to update and develop laboratory protocols and SOPs as needed.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

SOP and protocol development

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 11/30/2020
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.

Categories

Posted: 2020-11-16 Expires: 2020-12-16

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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Laboratory Technician Senior

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