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Scientist I

Job description



The College of Pharmacy is seeking a Scientist I to join the laboratory of Dr. Chang-Guo Zhan.

The Scientist will use state-of-the-art computational techniques to model and simulate the detailed structures of biomacromolecules (such as protein, DNA, and RNA) and how they interact with their ligands.

Additional responsibilities include carrying out virtual screening and molecular design for drug design based on known compounds and performing de novo design of novel compounds as the candidates of desirable drugs.

The Scientist will train graduate students and post doctoral scholars on research techniques and strategies.




Job Title
Scientist I

Requisition Number
RE14310

Working Title


Department Name
7K300:PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level
44

Salary Range
$40,872-65,395/year

Type of Position
Staff

Position Time Status
Full-Time

Required Education

MS



Click here for more information about equivalencies:
http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies

Required Related Experience

0



Required License/ Registration/Certification

None



Physical Requirements

Sitting/standing for long periods of time. Lifting up to 15 lbs.



Shift

Monday - Friday



Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

Technical Proficiency, lab management, mentoring



Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
No

Preferred Education/Experience

PhD preferred.



Deadline to Apply
05/22/2018

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.



Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is your highest level of education?
    • Less than GED/HS
    • GED/HS
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PhD
  2. * Please indicate your years of paid employment experience with molecular design and/or drug design.
    • None
    • Some, but less than 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  3. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • HERCjobs.org (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • InsightIntoDiversity.com
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • Indeed.com
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above


Applicant Documents

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

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Posted: 5/16/2018
Application Due: 5/23/2018
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