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Laboratory Technician Senior

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Laboratory Technician Senior
Requisition Number RE36329
Working Title
Department Name 81145:Equine Analytical Chemistry Lab
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 40
Salary Range $15.00-24.02/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

BS

Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

1 yr

Required License/Registration/Certification
None
Physical Requirements
Sitting at computer for extended periods of time; repetitive motion; general lab duties; and lifting, pushing, and pulling of objects up to 50 lbs.
Shift
Primarily days
Job Summary
The College of Agriculture, Food, and Environment, Equine Analytical Chemistry Lab seeks a Laboratory Technician Senior. The Laboratory is a high technology resource that serves the needs of a diverse equine clientele from the performance horse and racehorse industries as well as individual clients. The Laboratory Technician Senior position performs wet chemistry bench work, extractions, reagent preparation, and general laboratory tasks for the purpose of analyzing equine blood and urine samples, ensuring compliance with laboratory protocols. Other duties of the position include maintaining a clean, safe and secure laboratory environment. The laboratory is located at the Coldstream Research Campus off of Newtown Pike. For additional information about the lab please visit eacl.ca.uky.edu

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biology or related science is preferred. Safe Sport certification preferred.
Deadline to Apply 10/09/2022
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. 

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities. 

Any candidate offered a 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.
Posted: 2022-09-23 Expires: 2022-10-23

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