1+ months

Post Doctoral Scholar

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Post Doctoral Scholar
Requisition Number DU07891
Department Name 7H018:Toxicology and Cancer Biology
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $47,476.00 - $50,000.00
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

Ph.D. degree with strong background in cell/molecular biology and cancer biology

Required Related Experience

Lab experience in cell/molecular biology and cancer biology

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Check all that apply:
☐Sitting at computer work station for long periods of time
☒Standing for long periods of time
☐Risk of back injury from moving/lifting, equipment, or materials
☒Repetitive motion
☒Lifting/Carrying up to _25____lbs.
☒Pushing/Pulling up to __25_____ lbs.
☐Job Related Travel
☐Loud Noises
☒Hazardous Chemicals or fumes
☐Temperature extremes
☐Bloodborne/Airborne Pathogens/Recombinant DNA/Viral Vectors


Monday – Friday, specific schedule TBD

Job Summary

The Department of Toxicology and Cancer Biology is recruiting a Post-Doctoral Scholar to assist with lab research related to cancer biology in the lab of Dr. Xiaoqi Liu. This position will run a research project largely independently with consultation from the PI and attend lab meetings as needed. Additional expectations included grant writing and submission, manuscript writing, and other lab associated duties as needed.

To apply please upload the following documents: CV and Academic Transcript.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Cell/molecular biology

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

Ph.D. degree with strong background in cell/molecular biology and cancer biology. Specific experience in prostate cancer research.

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: 2021-06-04 Expires: 2021-10-03

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Lexington, KY 40507

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