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Lab Tech - Temporary Technical/Paraprofessional

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Lab Tech - Temporary Technical/Paraprofessional
Requisition Number DU08168
Department Name 7H180:Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $ 15.00 /hr.
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education
BA or BS 
Required Related Experience
None
Required License/Registration/Certification
None
Physical Requirements
Sitting and/or standing for long periods of time, repetitive motion. 
Shift
Monday-Friday, 9-5, flexibility in hours possible if required by applicant 
Job Summary
This position will involve working with a research group for the production of engineered protein constructs. Major job responsibilities include expression screens in bacteria, and functional assays for protein activity. Large-scale bacterial culture, protein purification from bacterial paste, and preparation of general reagent stocks are also responsibilities of the position. 
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Ability to design and perform experiments with supervision of the PI. Knowledge of biochemistry and molecular biology, particularly basic molecular biology techniques, bacterial culture growth, and protein purification a plus. Also needs good communication and organization skills. 
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 10/18/2021
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Posted: 2021-08-20 Expires: 2021-10-21

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