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Scientist III

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Scientist III
Requisition Number RE27678
Working Title
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 48
Salary Range $59,613-98,363/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

3 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Lifting, pushing, pulling up to 25 lbs, sitting and standing for long periods of time,


8:30 am – 5:30 pm (40 hr/wk)

Job Summary

The Scientist will plan and perform basic research in DNA repair and cancer physiology, focusing on signaling pathways and genomic stability. He/she/they will demonstrate in-depth experience with basic research practices and proven expertise with basic research techniques, such as: cell culture, DNA preparation, immunoblot analysis, cell imaging (including confocal and fluorescent microscopy). He/she/they will carefully and thoughtfully document scientific findings and chart progress according to professional/team standards and to enable sharing and publication of results. He/she/they will analyze results, prepare manuscripts and figures, help with grant submissions and plan research projects accordingly. He/she/they will present research findings/progress on a regular schedule.
IEBC – Internal Employee Being Considered

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

LabArchives, MS windows, excel, PowerPoint, Photoshop, and Endnote

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

PhD plus 4 or more years of related experience

Deadline to Apply 05/06/2021
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: 2021-04-30 Expires: 2021-05-30

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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