18 days old

Research Analyst

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Research Analyst
Requisition Number RE34556
Working Title
Department Name 81060:PLANT AND SOIL SCIENCES
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 42
Salary Range $17.07-27.31/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

MS

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
None
Physical Requirements
Lifting, pushing, or pulling of objects up to 50 lbs., standing and sitting for extended periods of time, etc.
Shift
Monday – Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
Job Summary
The College of Agriculture, Food and Environment department of Plant & Soil Sciences is seek a Research Analyst for the Moe Research laboratory. To view what we are currently working on you can follow this link http://moelab.weebly.com/. We are broadly interested in the biology and biochemistry of microbes and microbial communities in soil and associated with plants. Our aim is to understand the basic biology underlying bacterial processes and to apply this knowledge to issues in agriculture and biotechnology.

The Research Analyst will conduct research related to genetics, genomics and metagenomics of microbes involved in essential soil biological processes and plant-microbe communication. Work with undergraduates and graduate students on research projects, educate less experienced lab workers on research techniques and lab safety. For additional information on the department of Plant & Soil Sciences please click here https://pss.ca.uky.edu/.

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
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Significant experience in microbiology and molecular biology lab techniques.
Deadline to Apply 07/05/2022
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.

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Posted: 2022-06-14 Expires: 2022-07-14

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