12 days old

Temporary Technical/Paraprofessional

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Temporary Technical/Paraprofessional
Requisition Number DU09319
Department Name 7H018:Toxicology and Cancer Biology
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $40.00/hr
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education
Master’s Degree
Required Related Experience
Prior research experience in cancer biology, mouse colony management
Required License/Registration/Certification
N/A
Physical Requirements
Standing for long periods of time
Risk of back injury from moving/lifting, equipment, or materials
Repetitive motion
Lifting/Carrying up to __25_____lbs.
Pushing/Pulling up to ___25____ lbs.
Job Related Travel
Loud Noises
Hazardous Chemicals or fumes
Burns/Cuts/Punctures
Bloodborne/Airborne Pathogens/Recombinant DNA/Viral Vectors
Shift
Varies depending on schedule; Occasional evenings or weekends required
Job Summary
Seeking a candidate with several years work experience in the field of biological sciences or related field. Duties will include mouse care and use, training and colony management, and ensuring compliance with approved protocols and applicable IACUC policies. This position will also assist with the purchase and organization of supplies necessary for the conduct of research studies.

Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 05/20/2022
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.

Posted: 2022-05-09 Expires: 2022-06-08

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