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Postdoctoral Scholar

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Postdoctoral Scholar
Requisition Number DU06809
Department Name 7H180:Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range Based on NIH scale. 50,004 through 54,756
Type of Position Other
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

PhD

Required Related Experience

0

Required License/Registration/Certification

No

Physical Requirements

Standing and/or sitting for long periods of time.

Shift

Days

Job Summary

Post-Doctoral Research Scholar – Epigenetics/RNA biology –

A postdoctoral position is available immediately in the laboratory of Dr. Yvonne Fondufe-Mittendorf (https://www.fondufe-mittendorflab.com/), in the Department of Molecular Cellular Biochemistry in the College of Medicine at University of Kentucky. The successful candidate will carry out an independent project on the epigenetic and RNA changes in during normal development and in response to an environmental toxicant using genetically modified mice and cell models. Applicants should have a strong background in biochemistry, RNA biology and bioinformatics and a background in epigenomics is preferred. Experience with next generation sequencing techniques, are a strong plus. The successful applicant will be a highly motivated individual with good communication skills, interest and experience in biochemistry/toxicology/epigenomics/RNA biology, will have a proven publication record, and the ability to work independently. The applicant must currently have a Ph.D. in Cell Biology, Biochemistry or related field in the basic sciences in order to apply. Competitive salary will be based on qualifications, and appointment will be for 1 year with possibility of renewal on a yearly basis. In addition to applying at UK Jobs, please email a curriculum vitae and contact information for three references (Specific Request 1) to y.fondufe-mittendorf@uky.edu with the subject heading “postdoc.”

Contact Information
University of Kentucky
Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry
Yvonne Fondufe-Mittendorf
y.fondufe-mittendorf@uky.eduhttp://www.mc.uky.edu/biochemistry/dept_personnel/faculty/Fondufe-mittendorf.asp

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Applicants should have a strong background in biochemistry, RNA biology and bioinformatics and a background in epigenomics is preferred. Experience with next generation sequencing techniques, are a strong plus. The successful applicant will be a highly motivated individual with good communication skills, interest and experience in biochemistry/toxicology/epigenomics/RNA biology, will have a proven publication record, and the ability to work independently.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 01/03/2021
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Posted: 2020-11-12 Expires: 2020-12-12

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