1+ months

Visiting Scholar Trainee

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Visiting Scholar Trainee
Requisition Number DU06274
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range All Expense Pay by Markey Cancer Center
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

MD or PharmD

Required Related Experience


Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Sitting a lot


8:00 AM 5:00 PM, Monday Friday

Job Summary

1. To train an interprofessional team of investigators in precision medicine and precision medicine translational research.
2. To establish a research collaboration and activate a MCC ongoing prospective cohort study to assess precision medicine outcomes at Manipal.
3. To develop investigator initiated joint research projects related to cancer precision medicine between Manipal and MCC.

Anticipated Results
The deliverables include that the trainees complete the required training materials (skills development activities, develop mentored research projects, activate a MCC sponsored prospective cohort at Manipal, activate mentored research projects at TATA and complete the mentored research projects at Manipal). The long term results will include a sustained collaboration between the institutions, the trainees will become cancer precision medicine mentors to the next generation of trainees and an active precision medicine program will be implemented at Manipal.

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


Deadline to Apply 02/29/2020
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: 2020-01-09 Expires: 2020-03-11

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