Laboratory Technician

University of Kentucky

Lexington, KY

ID: 7067263
Posted: June 26, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Physical Requirements
Moving and lifting object from floor to above shoulders up to 25 pounds. Standing and sitting at computer terminals and laboratory bench completing repetitive tasks for extensive periods of time. Working with materials requiring personal protective equipment in accord with EH&S policy.

Primarily Days Monday – Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm. Some evenings, weekends are possible.

Job Summary
Physiology is seeking a Laboratory Technician whose responsibilities will be to assist a PI in performing a variety of cellular, molecular, or biochemical hands on experiments; upkeeping of a mouse colony; and maintenance of an organized laboratory.

Daily work activities will require animal care; strong observational skills; attention to detail; cellular, biochemical and molecular biology assays; excellent record keeping; and cleaning and maintaining all lab glassware and equipment.

Must be proficient in using MS PowerPoint, Excel, and Word.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Basic lab techniques, Microsoft Office.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and research laboratory experience preferred.

Deadline to Apply 07/05/2020
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.


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