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Research Analyst

Research Analyst

Location: Lexington, KY

The College of Agriculture, Food, and Environment, Equine Analytical Chemistry Lab seeks a Research Analyst. The Research Analyst position is responsible for operating and maintaining analytical laboratory instrumentation such as LC-MS/MS, LC-HRAM/MS, GC-MS, and ICP-MS; ensuring compliance with laboratory protocols; effectively implementing all rules for reporting results; analyzing all test samples; submitting and reporting all results obtained; developing and modifying techniques as required to improve the detection of banned substances; ensuring accurate and complete documentation of test samples and results; preparing results for submission; participating in on-going research projects; and maintaining a clean, safe, and secure laboratory environment. This position is located at the Coldstream campus on Newtown Pike.

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted. 

There is an internal employee being considered for this position (IEBC).


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S123 Ag. Science North Lexington, KY 40546-0091