Temporary Tech - Lab Tech (Zhan Lab)

Temporary Tech - Lab Tech (Zhan Lab)

locationFayette County, Lexington, KY, USA
PublishedPublished: 4/3/2024
Full Time

Job Title
Temporary Tech - Lab Tech (Zhan Lab)

Requisition Number

Department Name

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education

Associate’s Degree

Required Related Experience

Some lab experience

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Sitting and standing for long periods of time; lifting and/or carrying up to 10 lbs; reaching and bending; using step ladder to reach objects on upper shelving;


Monday – Friday. Occasional night and/or weekend

Job Summary

The College of Pharmacy at the University of Kentucky is seeking to hire a Temporary Tech- Laboratory Technician for the laboratory of Dr. Chang Guo Zhan.

The technician will be responsible for the preparation of drug candidates (proteins or small-molecule compounds) that have been discovered in our lab.

The prepared drug candidates will be evaluated for their in vitro activities and in vivo profiles in animals (including mice and rats etc.). The technician will maintain supply and sample inventory, organize lab space, maintain safety documentation, manage chemical and biohazard waste.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Deadline to Apply

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.