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Post-Doctoral Scholar

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Post-Doctoral Scholar
Requisition Number DU08883
Department Name 7H700:Molecular & Biomedical Pharmacology
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range Based on NIH salary scale and commiserate with experience.
Type of Position Other
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education
Required Related Experience
Bioinformatics is desirable. But, persons with experience with cell culture, Western blotting, flow cytometry, DNA and RNA purification, real-time PCR, and immunohistochemistry is also beneficial. 
Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
Monday – Friday 8a-5p, some weekends required
Job Summary
A postdoctoral position is available immediately for persons experienced in bioinformatics to investigate cellular and molecular signaling mechanisms. The desired person will be trained in advanced technology for measuring kinases and signaling mechanisms. The position will entail processing kinome bioinformatic data as part of a core at the University of Kentucky. They will also be involved in a research platform that analyzes signaling mechanisms. Individuals with a Ph.D. and a strong background in bioinformatics are desirable.

Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.  

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Skills: Bioinformatics, kinase and signaling pathways, R programming 

Knowledge: Bioinformatics is desirable. But, persons with experience with cell culture, Western blotting, flow cytometry, DNA and RNA purification, real-time PCR, and immunohistochemistry is also beneficial. 

Abilities: Capable of working independently and in a dependable and reliable manner. Excellent capability as a team worker. Maintain precise records of the experiments in the lab notes. Excellent oral and writing communication capability.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 06/30/2022
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: 2022-03-16 Expires: 2022-07-17

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