Laboratory Technician Senior
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POST DATE 8/25/2016
END DATE 10/10/2016
University of Kentucky
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY JOB SUMMARY
The Saha CVRC is seeking a Laboratory Technician Senior whose responsibilities will be to work within a large research group facilitating the upkeep of a mouse colony, maintenance of an organized laboratory, and performance of in vitro and in vivo experiments.
Daily work activities will require animal care, strong observational skills, cellular, biochemical and enzymatic assays including westerns, caspase activity, BCA, Bradford, ELISA, BrdU, RNA extraction and gene analysis by realtime qPCR.
Other duties include organizing, conducting, analyzing and recording experimental data; overseeing student workers; cleaning and maintaining all lab glassware and equipment. Must be able to review laboratory manuals, protocols and techniques making minor modifications as needed.
Review results of experiments for reliability by comparing data obtained from previous experiments. Must be proficient in using Powerpoint, Excel, and sigma plot as well as laboratory specific software (Odyssey, AxioVision).
IEBC (Internal Employee Being Considered)
SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE / ABILITIES
Proficient and IACUC compliant small animal care; Basic lab skills, (e.g., pipetting); basic computer skills (e.g., MS windows, excel)
DOES THIS POSITION HAVE SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES*
BA/BS degree in a related field plus 2 years of paid working experience in a research laboratory including mouse husbandry.
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.