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Research Assistant Clinical

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Research Assistant Clinical
Requisition Number RE34648
Working Title Biospecimen Research Assistant
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


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
Physical Requirements
Sitting for long periods of time. Walking within the hospital and clinics. Climbing step ladders. Lifting, pushing or pulling of objects up to 25 pounds
Monday – Friday 8:00 am-4:30 pm
Job Summary
The Markey Cancer Center’s Biospecimen & Translational Pathology Shared Resource Facility (BPTP-SRF) is currently seeking to fill a Research Assistant Clinical position.

As a member of the Markey BPTP-SRF, the Research Assistant Clinical will work with BPTP, UK Pathology, and Markey Clinical Research staff to support screening, specimen preparation, data entry, and send-out for Orien Avatar project. Will work with the faculty and staff in UK Dept. of Pathology, and other departments and clinics to collect, process and dispense liquid specimens according to standard processes. Will maintain appropriate documentation, perform specimen QC. Will utilize various database systems to enter specimen, QC, and study data. As assigned, will gather slides and prepare paperwork for pathologic review, perform specimen inventory audits. Other duties, as assigned, to ensure specimen collections and dispenses are high quality and timely.

This position will have a fully on-site work arrangement.

IMPORTANT: Resumes and CVs cannot be substituted for a completed application. Incomplete applications could disqualify you from being considered for this position. To be considered you must fully complete the online application being sure to only put one (1) job title for each entry (multiple job titles for one employer must have separate entries), the # of hours worked per week and your ending salary. You will also be required to upload a cover letter, resume and your transcript.

To view our exceptional benefits, please visit https://www.uky.edu/hr/benefits.

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
Microsoft Office Suite, SCM, APM, EPIC, CoPath, OnCore
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Bachelor’s degree two years of professional work experience preferred.
Deadline to Apply 07/10/2022
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: 2022-06-20 Expires: 2022-07-20

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