1+ months

Postdoctoral Scholar

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Postdoctoral Scholar
Requisition Number DU08142
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $52,704 - $57,456 based on Experience
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education
Required Related Experience
Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
Sitting at computer work station for long periods of time
Standing for long periods of time
Repetitive motion
Lifting/Carrying up to 10 lbs.
Job Related Travel
 | Monday – Friday 8a-5p, some evenings and weekends required
Job Summary
The Markey Caner Center is recruiting a Cancer Education Post-Doctoral Scholar position who will be trained in the development, evaluation and administration of cancer education and mentorship programs as part of their career development. A specific emphasis of the training will be on the development of evaluation measures to determine the effectiveness of current and future training programs and on the dissemination of outcomes to appropriate audiences.  The individual will gain valuable skills in developing and executing program surveys, generating outcomes data, reporting outcomes and authoring publications on cancer education in preparation for a career in the education administration workforce sector. 

To be considered for this position you must fully complete the online application and upload a cover letter, CV and your PhD transcript or letter from your Graduate School indicating you have completed all requirements to receive your PhD.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Exceptional interpersonal skills; Capacity for both self-directed and team-oriented work
Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills; Strong creative, analytical, and organizational skills; Ability to multi-task, set priorities and perform well under tight deadlines; Exceptional oral and written communication skills; Commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion; Excellent operational knowledge of MS Office Suite, including PowerPoint, Word and Excel; A willingness to extend their knowledge of other computer programs needed to develop, maintain, extract and analyze databases generated 
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
PhD with a desire to develop, promote and evaluate cancer education
Deadline to Apply 12/31/2021
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: 2021-08-02 Expires: 2021-11-03

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. 

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