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POST DATE 8/23/2016
END DATE 10/10/2016

University of Kentucky Lexington, KY

Location
Lexington, KY
AJE Ref #
575961350
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Regular
Company Ref #
RE08359
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Education
Masters Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB SUMMARY

Prepare cells for investigators and assist in stable isotope tracer-based cell culture experiments. Assist in stable isotope tracer-based mouse experiments. Perform routine maintenance of cells including updating cell inventory. Perform cell extraction and protein analysis from cells, mouse and human tissues by Western Blot and RNA analysis. Assist in tissue grinding, extraction, and protein analysis. Prepare tissues for immunohistochemistry and microscopy. Assist in mouse handling and necropsies.

Notify supervisor when general reagents, supplies and equipment need to be ordered as well as malfunctioning equipment. Provide proper disposal of chemical, biological and research materials. Keep lab area clean.

Help organize and analyze analytical data from mass spectrometry and NMR. Maintain data records. Provide research data to investigators.

SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE / ABILITIES

Windows, Mac, Excel, data processing software

DOES THIS POSITION HAVE SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES*
No

PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

Master s degree preferred

DEADLINE TO APPLY
08/29/2016

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.