Post Doctoral Scholar
Posting DetailsJob TitlePost Doctoral ScholarRequisition NumberDU07151Department Name7H018:GRADUATE CENTER FOR TOXICOLOGYWork LocationLexington, KYSalary Range$47,476-50,000Type of PositionStudentPosition Time Status Full-TimeRequired Education
Ph.D. degree with strong background in cell/molecular biology and cancer biologyRequired Related Experience
Lab experience in cell/molecular biology and cancer biologyRequired License/Registration/Certification
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
☒Lifting/Carrying up to _25____lbs.
☒Pushing/Pulling up to __25_____ lbs.
☐Job Related Travel
☒Hazardous Chemicals or fumes
☐Bloodborne/Airborne Pathogens/Recombinant DNA/Viral Vectors
Monday – Friday, specific schedule TBDJob Summary
The Department of Toxicology & Cancer Biology is recruiting a Post-Doctoral Scholar to study the mechanism of carcinogenesis, cancer metastasis and develop new cancer therapies (drug repurposing and nanoparticle-mediated drug delivery). Candidates should have a recent Ph.D. degree with strong background in cell/molecular biology, cancer biology or chemistry. Experiences in studying cancer epigenetics, non-coding RNAs, functional RNA modifications, cancer stem cells or nanoparticle-mediated drug delivery with skills in handling mice, producing tumors in mice and treating mice with commonly-used drug/toxicant administration approaches would be advantageous.
Interested applicants, please include a cover letter describing your research training experience, a brief statement of your research interest, scientific achievements and future career goal, curriculum vitae (CV) and contact information (names, e-mails, and telephone numbers) of three references.Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Cell/molecular biologyDoes this position have supervisory responsibilities? NoPreferred Education/Experience
Ph.D. degree with strong background in cell/molecular biology and cancer biology. Experiences in studies on cancer epigenetics, non-coding RNAs, functional RNA modifications and cancer stem cells with skills in handling mice, producing tumors in mice and treating mice with commonly-used drug/toxicant administration approaches would be advantageous.Deadline to Apply12/31/2020University Community of Inclusion
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- Curriculum Vita