Post-Doctoral Scholar - Metabolic Signaling at University of Kentucky

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University of Kentucky

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Post-Doctoral Scholar - Metabolic Signaling
Requisition Number DU05555
Department Name 7H180:Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range Based on NIH scale
Type of Position Other
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education
Ph.D. and/or an M.D
Required Related Experience
Less than 5 years of postdoctoral experience, and a strong background in biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology, and/or cancer biology.
Required License/Registration/Certification
N/A
Physical Requirements
N/A
Shift
N/A
Job Summary
There is an opening in the Young-Sam Lee lab for a postdoctoral scholar to work on an NIH-funded research project investigating metabolic signaling of cancer cells (Keller et al., 2012, Science 338:1069-72; Keller et al., 2014, Molecular Cell 53:700-709; Yan et al., 2016, Biochemistry, 55:4731-6). The project uses protein biochemistry, mass spectrometric analysis of metabolism, mammalian cell culture, and rodent experiments. The laboratory recently relocated to University of Kentucky and actively recruits enthusiastic scientists.

Interested candidates must have a Ph.D., less than 5 years of postdoctoral experiences, and a strong background in biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology, and/or cancer biology. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated track record of project completion and relevant first author publications. Start date is negotiable, but ideally would be in summer or fall 2019.

Required application materials include a current curriculum vitae and a cover letter. Please include the names and contact information for two references in the cover letter.

For further information, please contact Young-Sam Lee,

Associate Professor, Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry
University of Kentucky, College of Medicine
Lexington, KY 40536-0509
Young-Sam.Lee@uky.edu
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Successful candidates will have a demonstrated track record of project completion and relevant first author publications.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 07/30/2019
University Community of Inclusion
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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.




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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Academic Transcript
Optional Documents

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