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Post Doctoral Scholar (Zhan Lab)

Post Doctoral Scholar (Zhan Lab)

locationFayette County, Lexington, KY, USA
PublishedPublished: 1/12/2024
Full Time

Job Title
Post Doctoral Scholar (Zhan Lab)


Requisition Number
DU11644


Department Name
7K300:PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES


Work Location
Lexington, KY


Salary Range
TBD


Type of Position
Temporary


Position Time Status
Full-Time


Required Education

PhD



Required Related Experience

Qualified candidates must have research experience in (1) construction of plasmids, site-directed mutagenesis, protein expression in mammalian eukaryotic cells, and protein purification; and (2) in vivo studies in mice and rats



Required License/Registration/Certification

N/A



Physical Requirements

Sitting and standing for long periods of time; lifting and carrying up to 10lbs; stooping and bending; traversing throughout the building and campus.



Shift

Monday – Friday; some nights and weekends depending upon research needs.



Job Summary

The lab of Dr. Chang-Guo Zhan at the UK College of Pharmacy is seeking a post-doctoral scholar.

The postdoc is expected to produce various protein drug candidates through construction of the plasmids, site-directed mutagenesis, protein expression and purification in mammalian eukaryotic cells, and protein activity and stability analyses.

The postdoc is also expected to evaluate various drug candidates (proteins or small-molecule compounds) in vitro and in vivo (mice and rats etc.) for their activities relevant to clinical development.

Qualified candidates must have research experience in (1) construction of plasmids, site-directed mutagenesis, protein expression in mammalian eukaryotic cells, and protein purification; and (2) in vivo studies in mice and rats. 



Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
No


Preferred Education/Experience

Deadline to Apply
06/30/2024


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