Post-Doc Scholar

Job description

Job Title:

Post-Doc Scholar

Requisition Number:


Department Name:

8H700:Mechanical Engineering

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

Salary Range:

Salary will meet or exceed the current NIH minimum based on experience and qualifications

Type of Position:


Position Time Status :


Required Education:

1. Degree: PhD in related field
2. Evidence of scholarship through publications in peer-reviewed journals

Required Related Experience:


Required License/Registration/Certification:


Physical Requirements:



40 hours/week

Job Summary:

This postdoctoral research position will investigate structure-function relationships of living eukaryotic cells
and bacterial biofilms through atomic force microscopy in the laboratory of Prof Martha E. Grady.

View the lab website here.

The responsibilities of this position also include mentoring graduate and undergraduate students involved in the project.

The following 3 documents are required to apply:
1. Cover Letter, address relevant experiences here
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. List of 3 references including contact information

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

1. Experience in Atomic Force Microscopy techniques
2. Experience promoting diversity and inclusion in STEM
3. Experience mentoring undergraduate or graduate students
4. Experience working with biomaterials

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :


Deadline to Apply:


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: 11/19/2020
Application Due: 12/21/2020
Work Type: Full Time