The ideal candidate has strong background knowledge in general laboratory maintenance (e.g., buffer preparation, inventories, ordering, mouse colony maintenance, animal handling) and laboratory safety maintenance. The candidate further is able to independently conduct experiments and assays including brain capillary isolations, cell culture experiments, Bradford assays, ELISAs and behavioral assays. In addition the candidate will have managerial duties and will coordinate daily laboratory activities for a smooth and successful flow of experiments.
The person that fills this position will be critical for the successful completion of the proposed work funded by the National Institute of Health (NIH).
Interested candidates are highly encouraged to submit their application and email Dr. Anika Hartz (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
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Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
No experience required.
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Master's degree in life sciences (or equivalent) preferred. Minimum of 2 years work experience in a research laboratory preferred.
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.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.