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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 #
RE08373
AJE Ref #
575970314
Location
Lexington, KY
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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JOB SUMMARY

The University of Kentucky, College of Pharmacy, is seeking a Scientist III to work in the lab of Dean Kip Guy.

This position will independently design, plan, perform, and analyze experiments as directed by the principal investigator. The initial projects will include discovery of novel inhibitors of the interaction of DCN1 and UBC12 and their validation for male contraception, metastatic cancer, and viral maturation. The candidate will also be expected to assist in the management of these projects and the development of new projects suitable to the goals of the laboratory.

Other duties include:
Analyze data generated by technical staff, trainees, and self and incorporate to the success/failure of goal achievement as they apply to specific projects and suggest alternative methods of studying various problems/unknowns; prepare data for oral and written presentations/reports for weekly group meetings as well as national and international meetings; prepare brief reports of ongoing projects to dissemination project findings in a variety of domains.

SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE / ABILITIES

Leadership, attention to detail, and grant writing.

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.