14 days old

Student/Non-work Study

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Student/Non-work Study
Requisition Number DU09342
Department Name 7H400:Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Gen
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $9.00/hour
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education
High School Diploma
Required Related Experience
Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
occasional repetitive motion, occasional lifting of objects up to 35 lbs.
Minimum 1-2 hours/day between 8am-6pm, 4 days a week
Job Summary
We are looking for a responsible and motivated undergraduate student who wishes to learn microbiological, biochemical and molecular techniques. The purpose of our project is to study mechanisms of virulence of important bacterial pathogens. Duties include: making media stocks and buffers, maintenance of glassware and plastic ware and assisting with experiments. We would prefer students with previous classes or experience in Chemistry and Biology. You are encouraged to apply if you are a pre-med or are interested in attending graduate school in microbiology/biochemistry.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
A student should be able to calculate the concentrations of chemical solutions and has a basic understanding of pH and buffers. Other training will be provided. Applicant should be looking to join a scientific team for the long-term rather than just a semester. This position would be a perfect opportunity for a student to get a laboratory experience, learn about science and make a valuable contribution to our scientific projects.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Microbiology Lab, Chemistry Lab
Deadline to Apply 07/15/2022
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Posted: 2022-06-17 Expires: 2022-07-17

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