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Laboratory Technician Senior

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Laboratory Technician Senior
Requisition Number RE33270
Working Title Lab Tech Senior/Float
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 40
Salary Range $15.00-24.02/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


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
Physical Requirements
Lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects up to 50 lbs. Sitting/standing for extended periods of time as well as extended periods of repetitive motion and general laboratory duties required as part of this position.
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM; Monday – Friday (40 hrs/wk).
Job Summary
The College of Agriculture, Food and Environment Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (UKVDL) seeks a Senior Laboratory Technician/Float. The duties for this position in the Molecular Section of the UKVDL include process specimens; run diagnostic assays; evaluate results; keep proper records and report results; database management; bioinformatics; and assist in the training of other employees as needed. Duties also include assisting as a float in a variety of laboratory areas/functions. The position includes exceptional benefits as a part of the University of Kentucky and is located at the Coldstream Research Campus off Newtown Pike (greatlocation and free parking). For additional information on the Laboratory (UKVDL), please click here.

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, 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
MS Office including Access, Excel, Word, Outlook, and specialty bioinformatics software.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Bachelor of Science plus two or more years related experience preferred.

Deadline to Apply 05/31/2022
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.


Posted: 2022-05-11 Expires: 2022-06-10

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