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POST DATE 8/9/2016
END DATE 10/10/2016

University of Kentucky Lexington, KY

Company
University of Kentucky
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
RE08231
AJE Ref #
575821680
Location
Lexington, KY
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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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*
No

PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

Natural product chemistry and toxin analysts.

DEADLINE TO APPLY
09/12/2016

PRE-EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION

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.