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Job Title Scientist I
Requisition Number RE21019
Working Title
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 44
Salary Range $41,475-66,373/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 of objects up to 50 lbs, sitting or standing for long periods of time.


Monday to Friday 8:30 AM-5:00 PM. May need to work on weekends or evenings as needed.

Job Summary

This Scientist I role is to independently design experimental protocols, and perform scientific experiments in molecular biology and cell biology of cancer. The ideal candidate will have hands-on experience with cell culture and mouse tumor studies, and have an aptitude for writing and submitting competitive grant proposals for funding. Experiences in working within multidisciplinary teams of researchers is desirable.

To apply for this position you will need to upload the following documents: CV, cover letter, and a writing sample. When entering references please ensure you enter a minimum of three, and the contact information is current.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Molecular and cell biology techniques in cell culture and/or mouse tumors.

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

PhD with 5 years of related experience.

Deadline to Apply 11/28/2019
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: 2019-11-04 Expires: 2019-12-04

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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