Post Doctoral Scholar

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Job Title:

Post Doctoral Scholar

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Lexington, KY

Salary Range:

Minimum of $47,476, or commensurate with experience

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Required Education:

Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree

Required Related Experience:

Experience with muscle contraction and/or cardiac function.

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Physical Requirements:

Ability to stand for long periods of time for laboratory experiments. Ability to sit for long periods of time at a desk with computer duties like data analyses and writing.


Typically Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5pm, with some nights and weekends possible due to experimentation.

Job Summary:

NIH-funded postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Ken Campbell to study the contractile properties of myocardium, contributing to the development of scientific computing code,
performing mathematical modeling, and writing reports and manuscripts for peer review. Competitive salary, commensurate with experience. Equal opportunity employer. The College of Medicine is a superb environment for collaborative studies with six healthcare colleges on one contiguous campus located in Lexington, Kentucky. To apply, candidates should submit an application along with 1. Curriculum Vitae; 2. description of research interests/goals (not to exceed two pages); 3. contact information of three people who could provide letters of reference.

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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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Posted: 2/27/2021
Application Due: 4/28/2021
Work Type: Full Time