13 days old

Research Assistant

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Research Assistant
Requisition Number RE25607
Working Title
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 40
Salary Range $13.63-21.83/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

Lifting/standing for long periods of time, lifting, pushing or pulling of objects up to 25 lbs


Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, some nights and weekends as needed

Job Summary

The Department of Toxicology & Cancer Biology has an opening for a position, which will function as a Lab Manager. We are looking for someone who has several years work experience in the field of biological sciences. Duties will include mouse care and use, training and colony management, and ensuring compliance with approved protocols and applicable IACUC policies. In addition to the purchase, organize and maintain supplies necessary for the conduct of research studies.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Word, Excel, Animal handling.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Bachelor’s degree preferred

Deadline to Apply 01/26/2021
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: 2021-01-08 Expires: 2021-02-07

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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