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POST DATE 8/24/2016
END DATE 10/10/2016

University of Kentucky Lexington, KY

Company
University of Kentucky
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
RE08375
AJE Ref #
575970316
Location
Lexington, KY
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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JOB SUMMARY

The ideal candidate will create large-scale research plan that is complementary to or synergistic with ongoing projects in the lab; develop and maintain a well-focused, short-term experimental plan.

Conduct and supervise experiments that answer significant scientific questions and advance the planned project; bring in or create technology as needed to overcome obstacles and achieve project goals.

Prepare data for publication, assist with manuscript preparation, assist with presentation preparations for external meetings and provide training in unique skills to other members of the Department. Seek input and advice as needed for obtaining resources and technology and interpretation of data from other members of the College.

Maintain lab notebooks, describe findings and share information in lab meetings, serve as an intellectual resource for others in the lab. Carry out a component of lab maintenance, maintain protocol archive, chemical waste, and microfuges.

IEBC-Internal Employee Being Considered

SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE / ABILITIES

Research; scientific project development; conduct experiments; lab mechanics. Analysis, innovation, attention to detail, planning and organization

DOES THIS POSITION HAVE SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES*
No

PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

DEADLINE TO APPLY
08/30/2016

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.