Scientist I

  • University of Kentucky
  • Lexington, KY
  • Apr 17, 2019
Science

Job Description


University of Kentucky

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

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Scientist I
Requisition Number RE17845
Working Title
Department Name 7H030:SANDERS-BROWN CTR ON AGING
Work Location Lexington
Grade Level 44
Salary Range $40,872-65,395/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education
MS
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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 but ocassional nights or weekends may be required
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 flow cytometry and FACS (Fluorescence Activated Cell Sorting) bulk and single-cell sorting experiments for downstream analyses including TaqMan, TLDA cards, and RNAseq.

Preference will be given to individuals with documented experience in these areas.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Working with animal models, FACS, experience with flow cytometry.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Master's degree and one or more years related experience preferred.
Deadline to Apply 04/10/2019
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. * Please indicate your years of paid work experience in lab management.
    • none
    • more than 0, up through 1 year
    • more than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • more than 3 years up through 5 years
    • more than 5 years, up through 7 years
    • more than 7 years
  4. * How many years experience do you have maintaining mouse colonies; e.g. breeding, genotyping?
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  5. * Please indicate your paid employment experience working with rodent models of disease?
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  6. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • HERCjobs.org (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • InsightIntoDiversity.com
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • HospitalCareers.com
    • Indeed.com
    • LinkedIn.com
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above


Applicant Documents

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

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