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Research Engineer Assistant/CAER

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Research Engineer Assistant/CAER
Requisition Number RE21082
Working Title
Department Name 40550:Ctr For Applied Energy Res
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 45
Salary Range $44,762-73,861/year
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

No experience required.

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Lifting, pushing, or pulling objects up to 50 lbs.


Monday Friday 8:00 am-5:00 PM; and occasional evening and weekends.

Job Summary

The University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research is actively recruiting/conducting an ongoing search to fill position(s) in its Power Generation and Utility Fuels research group. You will be engaged in multidisciplinary research related to Fischer-Tropsch catalysis, and the chemistry, mechanisms and chemical engineering of gas-to-liquids technologies. Responsibilities include fabricating, constructing, assembling, and calibrating process development units/equipment; and performing laboratory studies of steps in manufacture of new product and test proposed process in small scale operation such as pilot plant.

The successful candidate must continually be safety conscious, self-motivated, reliable, be able to participate in the pilot-scale study that will require climbing stairs and ladders, and be able to travel between in-field study and home office. Because of compelling public safety requirements, this position may require pre-employment drug screening and follow-up random drug and alcohol screening during the period of work and research activity occurring at a commercial utility site.

IEBC (Internal Employee Being Considered).

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

MS in Chemical Engineering.

Deadline to Apply 11/14/2019
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: 2019-11-07 Expires: 2019-12-07

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