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Laboratory Technician Senior

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Laboratory Technician Senior
Requisition Number RE38927
Working Title Lab Tech Sr.
Department Name 81080:ENTOMOLOGY
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, or pulling of objects up to 50 lbs; and sitting for long periods of time.
37.5 hours per week.
Job Summary
The Department of Entomology at the University of Kentucky is seeking a Laboratory Technician Senior to assist with research on arthropod ecology, management, and conservation.

The lab technician will be responsible for helping design and carry out projects that evaluate effects of local management practices and landscape-scale predictors on arthropod biodiversity and ecosystem services. Projects will focus on natural enemies of crop/livestock pests as well as on pollinators and decomposers.

The technician will also serve as the de facto lab manager and be responsible for inventory management, ordering supplies, and working with principal investigator to ensure the lab is compliant with University and Federal regulations.

The successful applicant will be encouraged to work towards an advanced degree in Entomology while serving in this position (tuition waiver included). All questions about this position should be directed to Nate Haan, Assistant Professor, Department of Entomology. nate.haan@uky.edu
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Knowledge of insect predators; insect rearing techniques; statistical and graphing programs.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 03/29/2023
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.


Posted: 2023-03-14 Expires: 2023-04-13

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