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Scientist II

Scientist II

Location: Lexington, KY

This position is located at the Coldstream campus on Newtown Pike.

The College of Agriculture, Food, and Environment, Equine Analytical Chemistry Lab seeks a Scientist. The Laboratory is a high technology resource that serves the needs of a diverse equine clientele from the performance horse and racehorse industries as well as individual clients. The Scientist position is responsible for method development, operating and maintaining analytical laboratory instrumentation such as LC, ICP-MS, LC-MS, GC-MS, GC-MS/MS, LC-MS/MS, LC-MS QTOF; ensuring compliance with laboratory protocols: effectively implementing all rules for reporting results; analyzing all test samples and interpreting results; developing and modifying techniques to improve the detection of banned substances; ensuring accurate and complete documentation of test samples and results; preparing result packages to be represented to the legal office; participating in on-going research projects; and maintaining a clean, safe and secure laboratory environment.

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S123 Ag. Science North Lexington, KY 40546-0091