Medical Technologist

University of Kentucky Medical Center
Job Location
Lexington, KY
Job Description

The Immuno-Molecular Laboratory in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, a division of UK Healthcare, is seeking applicants for Medical Technologist position. This position will be located within the newly developed Clinical Genomics division.

The Medical Technologist will be responsible for the analysis and reporting of results of high complexity laboratory tests performed in the Genomics Core of the Immuno-Molecular Pathology Laboratory. Specifically, this position will perform and analyze next-generation sequencing experiments, such as RNA-seq, Chip-seq, Methylation-seq, and Sanger sequencing.

Additionally, this position will be required to troubleshoot and maintain instrumentation within the Core facility, provide guidance with design and implementation of experiments, and perform additional molecular genomics testing as needed.


B.S. degree

At least 1-2 years experience preferred in next-generation sequencing laboratory or genomics core facility
At least 1-2 years experience preferred with RNA-seq, Chip-seq, Methylation-seq
Experience strongly preferred with high throughput sequencers, such as the Illumina HiSeq2500 and/or MiSeq
Experience in next-generation sequencing, whole genome/exome sequencing, and molecular genomic techniques

How to Apply

To apply for job #RE02882, submit a UK Online Application at


If you have any questions, contact HR/Employment, phone (859) 257-9555 press 2. Application deadline for all positions is 5/5/2015.The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from minorities and women.

About Our Organization

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