Research Analyst

University of Kentucky

United States

January 25, 2022

Description

Posting Details Job Title Research Analyst

Requisition Number RE31637 Working Title Department Name 7H030:SANDERS-BROWN CTR ON AGING Work Location Lexington, KY Grade Level 42 Salary Range $16.57-26.51/hour Type of Position Staff Position Time Status Full-Time Required Education

MS

Click here for more information about equivalencies: https:// www. uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies Required Related Experience

No experience required.

Required License/Registration/Certification

None

Physical Requirements

Occasionally lifting, pushing, or pulling objects up to 50 lbs. Occasionally sitting and/or standing for longer periods of time.

Shift

No overtime, but occasionally early starts in the laboratory or staying later.

Job Summary

The ideal candidate has a BS degree and at least 2 years of experience in a research laboratory. The candidate has strong background knowledge in general laboratory maintenance (e.g., buffer preparation, inventories, ordering, mouse colony maintenance, animal handling) and laboratory safety maintenance. The candidate further is able to independently conduct experiments and assays including brain capillary isolations, cell culture experiments, Bradford assays, ELISAs and behavioral assays. In addition the candidate will have managerial duties and will coordinate daily laboratory activities for a smooth and successful flow of experiments.

The person that fills this position will be critical for the successful completion of the proposed work funded by the NIH.

Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

MS Windows, Excel

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

Bachelor's or Master's degree in life sciences (or equivalent) preferred. Minimum of 2 years work experience in a research laboratory preferred.

Deadline to Apply 01/25/2022 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.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • The College of Medicine seeks to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent employees, to provide the best experience for every patient, student, and colleague we encounter. If selected for a position, do you agree to abide by the College of Medicine values of diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork?
  • Yes
  • No
  • The College of Medicine recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within our college, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of these values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment, must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated. I understand that I will be obligated to comply with the new COVID-19 vaccination requirement prior to starting employment at the University of Kentucky.
  • Yes
  • No
  • Please indicate your amount of paid employment experience working in a laboratory research environment.
  • None
  • More than 0, up through 1 year
  • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
  • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
  • More than 5 years, up through 10 years
  • More than 10 years
  • How many years experience do you have in mouse colony maintenance and/or animal handling?
  • None
  • More than 0, up through 1 year
  • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
  • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
  • More than 5 years
  • Please describe the specific lab techniques you have experience with.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
  • InsideHigherEd.com
  • HigherEdJobs.com
  • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
  • HERCjobs.org (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
  • InsightIntoDiversity.com
  • Latinosinhighered.com
  • HospitalCareers.com
  • Indeed.com
  • LinkedIn.com
  • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
  • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
  • None of the Above
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Optional Documents

  • Curriculum Vita
  • Cover Letter