Post Doctoral Scholar

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Job Title:

Post Doctoral Scholar

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Work Location:

Lexington, KY

Salary Range:

$47,476.00 - $50,000.00

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Required Education:

PhD degree (or completed by hire date)

Required Related Experience:

Lab experience with the mechanism of cancer metastasis and chemical carcinogenesis

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Physical Requirements:

Check all that apply:
☒Sitting at computer work station for long periods of time
☒Standing for long periods of time
☐Risk of back injury from moving/lifting, equipment, or materials
☒Repetitive motion
☒Lifting/Carrying up to _25____lbs.
☒Pushing/Pulling up to __25_____ lbs.
☐Job Related Travel
☐Loud Noises
☒Hazardous Chemicals or fumes
☐Temperature extremes
☐Bloodborne/Airborne Pathogens/Recombinant DNA/Viral Vectors


Monday – Friday, specific schedule TBD

Job Summary:

Toxicology and Cancer Biology is recruiting two (2) Post-Doctoral Scholars to study the mechanism of cancer metastasis and chemical carcinogenesis. Experience and expertise in molecular/cellular biology is a must. Successful candidates will also will complete, if not already completed, the necessary UK lab safety trainings and have knowledge of the applicable UK policies and procedures.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Cell/molecular biology, MS Suite, Adobe

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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.




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Job No:
Posted: 9/18/2020
Application Due: 1/11/2021
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