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Postdoctoral Scholar

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Postdoctoral Scholar
Requisition Number DU04669
Department Name 7H150:BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $45,000-$48,000
Type of Position Other
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Required Related Experience

Graduate study in psychology, neuroscience, behavioral science or related field

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

May require lifting up to 25 pounds on occasion


Monday-Friday 8a-5p, some weekends required

Job Summary

A postdoctoral fellow position is available to study substance use disorders in the Laboratory of Human Behavioral Pharmacology with William W. Stoops, Ph.D., in The Department of Behavioral Science at The University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY. We are seeking outstanding scientists with a Ph.D. or equivalent degrees. The ideal candidate will have research experience in the field of psychology, neuroscience or behavioral science, but outstanding candidates with experience in other areas will be considered.
Responsibilities of the position include working with Dr. William W. Stoops, Ph.D., to conduct NIH-sponsored research on interventions for cocaine use disorder, as well as on the behavioral pharmacology of a range of drugs of abuse including alcohol and cocaine. Experience conducting preclinical or clinical behavioral pharmacology research (or other related work) is desirable. All applicants should have excellent oral and written communication skills.
Candidates should submit their Curriculum Vitae, a description of research interests/goals (not to exceed two pages upload under Specific Request 1), and a list of references with contact information (upload under Specific Request 2).
This position will be open until filled.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience


Deadline to Apply 10/24/2019
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: 2019-07-10 Expires: 2019-11-08

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