1+ months

Post Doctoral Scholar

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Post Doctoral Scholar
Requisition Number DU07485
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $47,476.00
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education
Required Related Experience
Molecular biology and cell biology
Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
☐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 _____lbs. 
☐Pushing/Pulling up to _______ lbs. 
☐Job Related Travel 
☐Loud Noises 
☒Hazardous Chemicals or fumes 
☐Temperature extremes 
☐Bloodborne/Airborne Pathogens/Recombinant DNA/Viral Vectors
Monday – Friday, specific schedule TBD; minimum of 40 hours per week
Job Summary
The Markey Cancer Center is recruiting a Postdoctoral Scholar to work with principal investigator to develop and implement research experiments. Conduct molecular and biochemical research, using cell signaling, flow cytometry, western blotting and immunohistochemistry techniques. Develop hypotheses and experimental plans for in vitro and in vivo models. Trouble shoot and customize experimental tools, generate clear and timely records of experimental work. Review literature and analyze data, develop figures and manuscripts for publications. Attend research seminars and research new articles at Principal Investigator’s request.

To be considered for this position, you must fully complete the online application and upload the following:  CV, cover letter and academic transcript.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Molecular and cellular biology techniques
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 12/30/2021
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: 2021-07-14 Expires: 2021-11-13

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Lexington, KY 40507

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