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STEPS Undergraduate Biochemistry Research Assistant-7H180

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title STEPS Undergraduate Biochemistry Research Assistant-7H180
Requisition Number TE02764
Department Name 7H180:Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $10-$12/hour
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education

Current undergraduate student pursuing degree in chemistry, biology, or related subject

Required Related Experience


Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Must be capable of working at a laboratory bench


Weekdays between 9am and 5pm

Job Summary

This is a grant-funded position for an undergraduate researcher to perform experiments that involve analysis of Alzheimer’s disease-related proteins using biochemical and biophysical techniques. Organize and maintain records of laboratory experiments, protocols, safety, and regulatory requirements. Keep laboratory clean and organized, following all relevant UK and governmental regulations.

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

Some experience working in a laboratory

Deadline to Apply 10/24/2017
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