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Research Analyst

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Research Analyst
Requisition Number RE11960
Working Title
Department Name 7H180:Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 42
Salary Range $16.25-25.99/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
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Physical Requirements

Occasional lifting, pushing, or pulling of objects up to 50lbs.


Monday through Friday 8:30-5:30

Job Summary

The department of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry seeks a Research Analyst. Should have experience in biochemical, molecular biological and cell biological techniques.

The successful applicant will be a highly motivated individual with good communication skills, a strong desire to learn, a proven record of excellence in the laboratory, and a desire to work independently.

The successful applicant will utilize biochemical, cellular and molecular biology assays along with systems biology techniques and biological network construction to determine how a reduction in the rate of sphingolipid synthesis is able to increase long term survival (lifespan) in the model organism Saccharomyces cerevisiae (budding yeasts).

Results from these studies will be used in future work to identify new ways to slow the development and progression of human age-related diseases including neurological dysfunction and dementia, cancer, inflammatory dysfunctions and diabetes..

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

MS Windows and Excel ,experience in research

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 10/25/2017
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.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * UK HealthCare recognizes the patient as our premier customer and promises to provide excellent customer services to patients, colleagues, co-workers and all others who seek our services. By applying for a position with UK HealthCare, I am indicating my commitment to service excellence and expressing my agreement to consistently recognize that: - Our customer is every person we come into contact with during our workday. - Service is being flexible, courteous and respectful while anticipating and fulfilling the needs of our customers. - Quality is the foundation of everything we do. It is our desire to provide exceptional service to every patient and customer we serve. - Careful, efficient and responsible management of our resources is vital to our success. - We want to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent co-workers, which will in turn achieve customer loyalty and promote the growth of UK HealthCare. By submitting my application for employment with UK HealthCare, I acknowledge that I will be held accountable to follow the UK HealthCare Behavioral Expectations if selected for a position with UK HealthCare. Do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Standards?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Have you worked with budding yeast?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have experience with construction of biological networks?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have experience using excel to compare large data sets?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Briefly describe your experience working with large datasets

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita