24 days old

Post Doctoral Scholar

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Post Doctoral Scholar
Requisition Number DU06093
Department Name 81080:ENTOMOLOGY
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $47,400 / year
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

Received Bachelors Degree and Post Doctoral Degree.

Required Related Experience

Details of position to be discussed with the sponsoring faculty member.

Required License/Registration/Certification

n/a

Physical Requirements

Details of position to be discussed with the sponsoring faculty member.

Shift

n/a

Job Summary

The applicant would work with faculty of the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment in the department of Entomology https://entomology.ca.uky.edu/ in an interdisciplinary research group focused on improving RNAi in major insect pests and employing CRISPR/Cas9 mediated genome editing to learn functions of critical proteins involved insect development, reproduction, xenobiotic response and epigenetic regulation of hormone action. List of recent publication from our group is available at https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/myncbi/subba.palli.1/bibliography/public/ Experience in one or more of the following areas is required; insect and cell culture, microscopy, standard molecular methods such as DNA, RNA and protein isolation, gel electrophoresis, sub-cloning, RNA sequencing, RT-qPCR, ChIP assays, RNAi, microinjection, protein expression, and purification.

The University of Kentucky is in Lexington, Kentucky. Lexington is a mid-sized city of about 300,000 people and centrally located within a few hours driving distance to several major cities, including Atlanta, Chicago, Cincinnati, Detroit, and Louisville. We are also less than an hour from great hiking and camping in the Red River Gorge. https://www.visitlex.com/

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

For additional information, please contact Dr.S.R.Palli, rpalli@uky.edu.

To apply, please 1) complete the application, 2) attach your Curriculum vitae, and 3) contact information for three references under Specific requests 1, 2 and 3.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply
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.

Posted: 2019-10-28 Expires: 2019-11-27

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UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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