Laboratory Technician Senior
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POST DATE 8/9/2016
END DATE 10/10/2016
University of Kentucky
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY JOB SUMMARY
This position requires a person capable of operating a smoking machine and physical parameter station to perform chemical analysis of smoke condensate. Knowledge of and experience with plant tissue processing, preparation for extraction, analysis for alkaloids, nitrogen components, and creativity to develop improved protocols utilizing gc/FID, lc/FLD, lc/uv/vis instruments. The ideal candidate will have writing skills and experience using spreadsheets for detailed reporting and record keeping; experience maintaining extremely accurate records of sample through-put in the laboratory; and experience keeping lab inventory of supplies and ordering as needed for smooth functioning of the lab.
SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE / ABILITIES
MS Windows, simple statistical pages, operation of chromatographic instruments.
DOES THIS POSITION HAVE SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES*
Natural product chemistry and toxin analysts.
DEADLINE TO APPLY
The University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. Any candidate offered this 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.