Post-Doctoral Scholar

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job TitlePost-Doctoral ScholarRequisition NumberDU04766Department Name7H030:SANDERS-BROWN CTR ON AGINGWork LocationLexington, KYSalary Range$48,432/yrType of PositionTemporaryPosition Time Status Full-TimeRequired Education

PhD or MD/PhD in an area relevant to stroke or vascular dementias and/or neuroscience

Required Related Experience


Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

May require long periods of sitting or standing


Primarily days but may require some nights and weekends

Job Summary

A postdoctoral trainee position is available at the University of Kentucky, Lexington KY. The position is in the laboratory of Dr. Gregory Bix in the Center for Advanced Translational Stroke Science, an established, NIH-funded translational researcher in stroke and vascular dementia. The Stroke Center includes several independent basic, translational and clinical NIH-funded scientists who work in a collaborative environment that includes outstanding resources to support innovative research.
The successful candidate will benefit from an experienced mentor, and a stimulating and collaborative research environment. There are ample opportunities for scientific growth, career enhancement, and development into an independent investigator in academia. The program will provide training in: (1) Ischemic stroke and vascular dementias – bench to bedside; (2) career development; (3) grant writing and; (4) learning how to mentor.
We seek a highly motivated, creative, and collaborative individual who would benefit from working with a mentor with expectations of presenting research at weekly laboratory meetings and national / international scientific conferences, writing up research for publication in scientific journals, and assisting in research grant application data collection and writing. Furthermore, it is expected that the successful candidate will manage the day-to-day aspects of research projects under the guidance of the P.I., as well as mentor other trainees (e.g. graduate and undergraduate students).

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities


Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? NoPreferred Education/Experience


Deadline to ApplyUniversity 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.

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    Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    1. Curriculum Vita
    2. Cover Letter
    Optional Documents
    1. Resume




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    Posted: 1/17/2019
    Application Due: 10/16/2019
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