Post-Doctoral Scholar at University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Post-Doctoral Scholar
Requisition Number DU06381
Department Name 7H180:Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range Based on NIH scale
Type of Position Temporary
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
Physical Requirements
Occasional repetitive motion, occasional lifting of objects up to 20 lbs
Mostly days
Job Summary
There is an opening in Dr. Haining Zhu's lab for a postdoctoral scholar to work on RNA metabolism, stress granules, and protein translation in the context of neurodegenerative diseases and other health conditions. The project uses protein biochemistry, cell biology and microscopic analysis, mammalian cell culture, and rodent models. Enthusiastic scientists with relevant experience are encouraged to apply. Interested candidates must have a Ph.D., less than 5 years of postdoctoral experiences, and a strong background in biochemistry, molecular biology and cell biology. Previous experience in neurodegenerative diseases and/or cancer is a plus. 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 Spring 2020.

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 and when prompted in the application.. For further information, please contact Dr. Haining Zhu, Professor, Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry University of Kentucky, College of Medicine Lexington, KY 40536-0509
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 06/30/2020
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents