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Post- doctoral Scholar (Kolesar Lab - Oncology Pharmacogenomics)

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Post- doctoral Scholar (Kolesar Lab - Oncology Pharmacogenomics)
Requisition Number DU07968
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range 47,476
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education
PhD or PharmD with PGY2 in Oncology or related
Required Related Experience
Clinical pharmacology, molecular biology, immunology, animal models
Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
Sitting for long periods of time, lifting up to 10 lbs
Monday – Friday, days, some evenings and/or weekends (exempt position)
Job Summary
Postdoctoral position available for a highly motivated individual in cancer clinical pharmacology in the Kolesar group. This is a position in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science that will perform cancer clinical pharmacology research, including cell culture, animal modeling, cell viability experiments and other relevant assays. 
The successful applicant will have the ability to generate relevant oncology genomic research questions and perform complex experiments and data analysis with modest supervision and direction. The selected candidate with also present data at seminars and scientific meetings, assist with manuscript preparation, contribute data to grant proposals and assist with training junior lab members. The candidate will maintain familiarity with the current literature, contribute to study design and analytical approaches as well as execute multiple projects associated with cancer pharmacology. 
The major goal of the Kolesar group is to develop and implement genomic cancer medicine. This position will contribute substantially to the mission by identifying novel drug combinations for subsequent drug development. The long-term goal for the post-doctoral fellow is to generate several high impact manuscripts and competitively apply for extramural funding towards the goal of an independent research career.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge in clinical cancer therapeutics and genomics combined with developed data analytic skills and an ability to work successfully in an interdisciplinary team.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 09/30/2021
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Posted: 2021-07-06 Expires: 2021-10-07

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Post- doctoral Scholar (Kolesar Lab - Oncology Pharmacogenomics)

University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40507

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