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Post-Doctoral Scholar in Retinal Development and Regeneration

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Post-Doctoral Scholar in Retinal Development and Regeneration
Requisition Number FE02290
Working Title
Department Name 8E300:Biology
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Non-Tenure Track
Required Education

Candidates should have completed their Ph.D. prior to starting this position.

Required Related Experience

Rresearch training in developmental, cellular, or molecular biology

Required License/Registration/Certification


Job Summary

An NIH-funded postdoctoral position is available in the lab of Dr. Ann Morris to study the cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying retinal development and regeneration in zebrafish. Dr. Morris’ lab is located in the Department of Biology at the University of Kentucky. More information about the Morris lab can be found here: http://annmorrislab.weebly.com/. We are a dynamic, collaborative, and diverse lab located in a Biology department that features several labs studying organismal development and regeneration across different model organisms. We are looking for applicants with the following skill set: research training in developmental, cellular, or molecular biology; strong writing and communication skills; and an interest in developing novel technical approaches.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Ideal start date is late spring/summer 2020. Candidates should have completed their Ph.D. prior to starting this position.

Interested candidates should upload application materials to the UK Jobs site and also send the following materials directly to Dr. Morris (ann.morris@uky.edu): cover letter, CV, 1-page statement of research interests and career goals (upload as Specific Request 1), and the names and contact information for three references (upload as Specific Request 2).

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply
Open Until Filled Yes
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: 2020-02-04 Expires: 2020-10-11

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