17 days old

Post Doctoral Scholar

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Post Doctoral Scholar
Requisition Number DU07303
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $47,476-$52,704
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Required Related Experience

Laboratory experience in one or more: ELISA assays, flow cytometry methods, biospecimen collection, processing and archiving, cell culture.
Management of large data sets and statistical analysis.

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Standing or sitting up to 8 hours/day, lifting <30 lbs, may view computer up to 8 hours/day. Comfortable with human and/or animal sample exposure.


Flexible, generally Monday-Friday 8-5, some weekend, evening or night duties depending on research projects.

Job Summary

This position is part of an effort to develop a research program in translational and clinical research in pediatrics (TCRP) in partnership with Kentucky Children’s Hospital (KCH). The successful candidate will have a desire to develop their career in alignment with the program goal of addressing aspects of child health and disease in the region KCH serves.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Excellent laboratory skills with hands on expertise in one or more of the following: ELISA assays, flow cytometry methods, biospecimen collection, breakdown and archiving, clinical methods, vascular function, phlebotomy.

Must have excellent communication skills, an interest in clinical and translational research development and project management, medical writing (including grant proposals and publications), and grant submission management. Effective participation in team-oriented project development and management is vital to success in this role.

Additional skills in data management, generating data tables and graphic representations with software engineering/programming capabilities a plus.

Should be comfortable with clinical enrollment and consenting with knowledge of regulatory functions and oversight.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Should have advanced training/education in one or more of the following disciplines: epidemiology, pharmacology, nutritional sciences, other medical/clinical or similar discipline. Management of large data sets, and statistical analysis experience. An interest and/or track record in environmental health issues, clinical pharmacology/toxicology/drug development, and/or regional health concerns is desirable.

Deadline to Apply 04/12/2021
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: 2021-03-24 Expires: 2021-04-23

Career Employment at UK

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. 

Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

Post Doctoral Scholar

University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40507

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
Powered ByCareerCast