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Scientist I

Lexington, KY
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Job Title Scientist I
Requisition Number RE16895
Working Title
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 44
Salary Range $40,872-65,395/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

Moving and lifting objects from floor to above shoulders, standing/walking with objects up to 25 pounds. Standing and sitting at computer terminals and laboratory bench completing repetitive tasks for extensive periods of time. Occasional job related travel.


Primarily Monday thru Friday, 8am to 5pm

Job Summary

The Saha CVRC and Temel laboratory strive to investigate medical illness as part of the tripartate mission of service, teaching, and research.

This senior position will enable the completion of complex research experiments and train students (pre and post doctoral).

Successful candidate will be familiar with murine and larger animal models.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Basic lab skills, (e.g., pipetting, aseptic technique for cell culture); ability to follow detailed lab protocols; basic computer skills (e.g., MS windows, excel).

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? Yes
Preferred Education/Experience

PhD in a related field (science preferred) and at least 3 years research and or laboratory work preferred.

Deadline to Apply 01/20/2019
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: 2019-01-11 Expires: 2019-02-11

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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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