11 days old

Temporary Technical/Paraprofessional

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Temporary Technical/Paraprofessional
Requisition Number DU09284
Department Name 7H700:Molecular & Biomedical Pharmacology
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $16.00 - $18.00 commensurate with experience
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education
BS degree
Required Related Experience
N/A
Required License/Registration/Certification
N/A
Physical Requirements
N/A
Shift
Monday – Friday 8a-5p, some weekends required
Job Summary
The successful candidate will be responsible for: i) maintaining the animal colony in the PI’s lab (regular monitoring of the experimental animals, breeding, genotyping, updating of the colony information, etc.), ii) performing routine procedures in experimental animals (blood draws, IP and IV injections, measurement of blood glucose, glucose and insulin tolerance tests, euthanasia, organ collection and storing), iii) isolation of cardiac myocytes from animal hearts and iv) performing biochemistry experiments (preparation of tissue homogenates and cell lysates, protein quantification, western blot experiments, ELISA assays).
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Attention to detail, Microsoft Word, Excel
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 05/27/2022
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Posted: 2022-05-04 Expires: 2022-06-03

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