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Research Scientist Program Mgr I/KTC

Company: University of Kentucky
Location: Lexington
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Posting Details
Posting Details Job Title Research Scientist Program Mgr I/KTC

Requisition Number RE36205

Working Title

Department Name 8H060:Kentucky Transportation Center

Work Location Lexington, KY

Grade Level 50

Salary Range $80,038-136,053/year

Type of Position Staff

Position Time Status Full-Time

Required Education PhD

Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies

Required Related Experience 4 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification None

Physical Requirements Sitting for long periods of time, lifting, pushing, or pulling of objects up to 30 lbs., sitting for long periods of time.

Shift Monday - Friday; 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Job Summary This position is responsible for overall management of a research section within the Kentucky Transportation Center, including, proposal preparation, budget development and monitoring, data collection and analysis, client development and relationships and personnel management.

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 ).

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities


  • Strong management and leadership skills
  • Ability to delegate authority and hold staff accountable for their performance
  • Provide guidance and direction to other team members
  • Ability to maintain a collegial atmosphere
  • Exceptional organizational and communication skills
  • Strong public relations skills
  • Readiness to network with domestic and international researchers
  • Ability to develop innovative research methods used throughout out their research field
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills


    Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? Yes

    Preferred Education/Experience MASTER'S + 8 YEARS OR EXPERIENCE OR PhD + 3 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE . Driver's license preferred

    Deadline to Apply 09/25/2022

    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.

Keywords: University of Kentucky, Lexington , Research Scientist Program Mgr I/KTC, Other , Lexington, Kentucky

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