Responsibilities for this position include evaluation of eligibility of subject through medical chart reviews and patient interviews.
Responsible enrollment, follow-up visits and follow-up phone contacts. Conduction of the study in accordance to the protocol under the Investigator supervision. Handling and shipping of biological samples following IATA regulations. Guarantee availability of research supplies for each protocol.
Assist in design, analysis and execution of experiments related to investigations of Parkinson’s disease and related neurodegenerative diseases. This position will involve cell culture experiments, molecular biology experiments and histopathology. Utilization of human samples. Experience in cell culture and molecular biology (Western blot, flow cytometry, ELISA, immunoprecipitation) is preferred. Ability to work both independently and cooperatively, with some supervisory duties and lab upkeep duties. Assist with preparing figures for publication and manuscript generation.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Bachelor’s degree plus more than 3 years related laboratory experience.
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.
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