Scientist I

  • University of Kentucky
  • Lexington, KY
  • Apr 13, 2019

Job Description

University of Kentucky

Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Scientist I
Requisition Number RE17955
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
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Required Related Experience
No experience required.
Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
Sitting/standing at bench and tissue culture hood for extended amounts of time. Walking to nearby buildings to use certain core facilities.
Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm.
Job Summary
The PI is interested in hiring an individual who is capable of conducting state-of-the-art experiments in basic science and cancer research. S/he will conduct experiments in the context of the laboratory's overall goals. She/He should be proficient in molecular biological, biochemical, tissue culture and flow cytometric techniques and should have had some experience with animal manipulation and husbandry. S/he will be expected to have adequate computer skills, and be able to put together data into presentations, reports and manuscripts. Ability to work independently will be critical, and the individual will be encouraged to maintain his/her own project as well as helping others in the lab.

IEBC - Internal Employee Being Considered
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
PhD & several years of related experience
Deadline to Apply 04/18/2019
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.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * University of Kentucky HealthCare seeks to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent employees, to provide the best experience for every patient, every time. If selected for a position, do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Values of diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.
    (Open Ended Question)
  3. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents