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Temporary Technical/Professional

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Temporary Technical/Professional
Requisition Number DU03457
Department Name 7H400:Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Gen
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $15.00-$25.00 depending on experience
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Required Related Experience

2 Years

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Sitting, Standing, Lifting up to 25lbs.


Days, some weekends

Job Summary

A temporally position is available immediately to investigate the mechanisms of host resistance against an intracellular protozoan parasite, Toxoplasma gondii, using murine models. The projects include studies of the interactions between innate immune cells and T cells in host defense and vaccine development. In addition, the person in this position needs to place orders for purchasing supplies.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Knowledge: Immunology, Molecular and cellular biology
Skills: Handling mice, immune cell purification by MACS and sorting, cell culture, immunological assays including ELISA, flow cytometry, DNA and RNA purification, real-time PCR.
Ability: Capable of working independently and in a dependable and reliable manner. Excellent capability as a team worker. Maintain the precise records of the experiments in the lab notes. Maintain the detailed information on ordering supplies. Excellent oral and writing communication capability.

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

BS + 2 years

Deadline to Apply 09/26/2017
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents