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Post-Doctoral Scholar

Post-Doctoral Scholar

locationFayette County, Lexington, KY, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/18/2023
Full Time



Job Title
Post-Doctoral Scholar


Requisition Number
DU10972


Department Name
7H854:OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE


Work Location
Lexington, KY


Salary Range
NIH Scale


Type of Position
Temporary


Position Time Status
Full-Time


Required Education

PhD, M.D. or equivalent



Required Related Experience

N/A



Required License/Registration/Certification

N/A



Physical Requirements

Sitting at computer work station for long periods of time; standing for long periods of time, repetitive motion



Shift

Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, occasional evenings or weekends may be required



Job Summary

The Autophagy & Metabolism group is seeking a highly motivated, creative, and collaborative individual to work as a Postdoctoral Scholar on translational and basic biomedical research in neurodegenerative and cardiovascular diseases. Our research focuses on elucidating the roles of autophagy and metabolism in normal cells/animals and in human diseases, utilizing a variety of techniques including transcriptomics/proteomics/metabolomics, other biochemical and cell biological assays, mouse behavioral tests, and confocal/intravital/mass spectrometric imaging.

More experienced individuals may be qualified for a campus staff position within the Ophthalmology & Visual Science department.



Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Excellent interpersonal, organizational, verbal and written communication skills and appropriate experience. Preference will be given to individuals with a strong background and prior research experience in areas listed in Job Summary.



Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
No


Preferred Education/Experience

Deadline to Apply
06/30/2024


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.