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Scientist I

Employer
University of Kentucky
Location
Lexington, KY
Closing date
Apr 11, 2024

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Sector
Science
Organization Type
Corporate
Job Title:
Scientist I
Requisition Number:
RE44747
Working Title:
Scientist I
Department Name:
7H030:SANDERS-BROWN CTR ON AGING
Work Location:
Lexington KY
Grade Level:
44
Salary Range:
$43,361-69,383/year
Type of Position:
Staff
Position Time Status :
Full-Time
Required Education:

MS
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https://hr.uky.edu/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience:

No experience required.
Required License/Registration/Certification:
None
Physical Requirements:
May require long periods of sitting or standing; may require lifting objects up fo 25 lbs.
Shift:
Primarily days; Monday through Friday, may require occasional nights or weekends.
Job Summary:
We are looking for an exceptionally motivated and independent person for the position of Scientist I, in our lab in the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging. The primary responsibilities of this position are the coordinating experimental design, endpoint analyses, and management of research projects. This position has a focus on the development and implementation of Cre/lox mouse models of cerebral injury and/or ischemia, histopathology (brightfield and fluorescence), molecular biological methods (e.g. gene expression, RNA/DNA isolation, etc.). Preference will be given to individuals with documented experience in these areas.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:
Working with animal models.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :
No
Deadline to Apply:
04/10/2024
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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