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Temporary Research Assistant

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Temporary Research Assistant
Requisition Number DU03113
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $32,000
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

Master’s Degree

Required Related Experience


Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

☒Sitting at computer work station for long periods of time
☒Risk of back injury from moving/lifting, equipment, or materials
☒Repetitive motion
☒Lifting/Carrying up to __25_____lbs.
☒Pushing/Pulling up to ___25____ lbs.
☒Hazardous Chemicals or fumes
☒Bloodborne/Airborne Pathogens/Recombinant DNA/Viral Vectors


Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm (40 hrs/week)

Job Summary

The Research Data Analyst will be organizing, analyzing, and interpreting a wide variety of research data. The data will include clinical and demographic data from study cohorts in cancer-related research. The data will also include DNA sequencing (exome sequencing, whole genome sequencing), gene expression data (Microarray and RNA-Seq), proteomics, metabolomics etc. The function will also include selecting data sets, preparing relevant questions pertaining to the data, and analyzing the data according to established statistical methods. Prepares reports, charts, tables, and involves in manuscript writing.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Good oral & written communication, data analysis

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

Bachelor’s degree with 2 year experience

Deadline to Apply 12/31/2017
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.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Academic Transcript
Optional Documents