Postdoctoral Scholar

Job description

Job Title:

Postdoctoral Scholar

Requisition Number:

DU06809

Department Name:

7H180:Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

Salary Range:

Based on NIH scale. 50,004 through 54,756

Type of Position:

Other

Position Time Status :

Full-Time

Required Education:

PhD

Required Related Experience:

0

Required License/Registration/Certification:

No

Physical Requirements:

Standing and/or sitting for long periods of time.

Shift:

Days

Job Summary:

Post-Doctoral Research Scholar – Epigenetics/RNA biology –

A postdoctoral position is available immediately in the laboratory of Dr. Yvonne Fondufe-Mittendorf (https://www.fondufe-mittendorflab.com/), in the Department of Molecular Cellular Biochemistry in the College of Medicine at University of Kentucky. The successful candidate will carry out an independent project on the epigenetic and RNA changes in during normal development and in response to an environmental toxicant using genetically modified mice and cell models. Applicants should have a strong background in biochemistry, RNA biology and bioinformatics and a background in epigenomics is preferred. Experience with next generation sequencing techniques, are a strong plus. The successful applicant will be a highly motivated individual with good communication skills, interest and experience in biochemistry/toxicology/epigenomics/RNA biology, will have a proven publication record, and the ability to work independently. The applicant must currently have a Ph.D. in Cell Biology, Biochemistry or related field in the basic sciences in order to apply. Competitive salary will be based on qualifications, and appointment will be for 1 year with possibility of renewal on a yearly basis. In addition to applying at UK Jobs, please email a curriculum vitae and contact information for three references (Specific Request 1) to [email protected] with the subject heading “postdoc.”

Contact Information
University of Kentucky
Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry
Yvonne Fondufe-Mittendorf
[email protected]://www.mc.uky.edu/biochemistry/dept_personnel/faculty/Fondufe-mittendorf.asp

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Applicants should have a strong background in biochemistry, RNA biology and bioinformatics and a background in epigenomics is preferred. Experience with next generation sequencing techniques, are a strong plus. The successful applicant will be a highly motivated individual with good communication skills, interest and experience in biochemistry/toxicology/epigenomics/RNA biology, will have a proven publication record, and the ability to work independently.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :

No

Deadline to Apply:

01/03/2021

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.

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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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Posted: 11/13/2020
Application Due: 1/12/2021
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