12 days old
Job Title Scientist I
Requisition Number RE24432
Working Title
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 44
Salary Range $41,475-66,373/year
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

No experience required.

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Sitting & standing for long periods of time, exposure to blooodborne/airborne pathogens, recombinant DNA & viral vectors, will work with mice


8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Monday – Friday (40 hours/week); evenings & weekends as needed

Job Summary

A Scientist I position is open in the areas of cell biology at the Markey Cancer Center. Current NIH-funded projects in our laboratory focus on the studies of the molecular mechanisms involved in intestinal cell proliferation and differentiation. The position is open to recent PhD graduates with demonstrated records in molecular and cell biology.

Along with your application, you are required to upload a cover letter, your CV and as Specific Request I the contact information for 3 references.

IEBC – Internal Employee Being Considered

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Western blotting, DNA/RNA isolation and analysis, Flow cytometry, Isolation of primary intestinal cells, Cell culture including 3D culture system, Maintaining mouse colonies, Genotyping, Immunohistochemical staining

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

PhD with several years experience with cell biology

Deadline to Apply 09/14/2020
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: 2020-09-08 Expires: 2020-10-08

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