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Job Title Scientist II
Requisition Number RE36319
Working Title
Department Name 81145:Equine Analytical Chemistry Lab
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 46
Salary Range $50,981-84,115/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 at computer for extended periods of time, and repetitive motion.
Primarily days.
Job Summary
This position is located at the Coldstream campus on Newtown Pike.

The College of Agriculture, Food, and Environment, Equine Analytical Chemistry Lab seeks a Scientist. 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 Scientist position is responsible for method development, operating and maintaining analytical laboratory instrumentation such as LC, ICP-MS, LC-MS, GC-MS, GC-MS/MS, LC-MS/MS, LC-MS QTOF; ensuring compliance with laboratory protocols: effectively implementing all rules for reporting results; analyzing all test samples and interpreting results; developing and modifying techniques to improve the detection of banned substances; ensuring accurate and complete documentation of test samples and results; preparing result packages to be represented to the legal office; participating in on-going research projects; and maintaining a clean, safe and secure laboratory environment.

To find out more about the ne Analytical Chemistry 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
PhD degree in chemistry, biology or related field. Sport safety certification preferred. Safe sport certification preferred.
Deadline to Apply 10/06/2022
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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