Post Doctoral Scholar (Bauer Lab)
Post Doctoral Scholar (Bauer Lab)Requisition Number:
7K300:PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCESWork Location:
Lexington, KYSalary Range:
TBDType of Position:
StudentPosition Time Status :
Ideal candidates are recent or soon-to-be PhD, PharmD/PhD, MD/PhD, or DVM graduatesRequired Related Experience:
A background in neuroscience, blood-brain barrier research, epilepsy, transport biology, and/or cell signalingRequired License/Registration/Certification:
Sitting for long periods of time. Carrying, lifting, pushing or pulling up to 15lbs periodically. Walking across campus and throughout hospital.Shift:
Monday – Friday. Nights and weekends periodically.Job Summary:
The Bauer Laboratory at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY is seeking qualified candidates for one NIH-funded postdoctoral position in blood-brain barrier/neurovascular research (requisition # DU06259).
This project is focused on understanding blood-brain barrier dysfunction in epilepsy (in vivo rodent epilepsy models, human brain tissue). Methods will include stereotactic surgery, video-EEG, in vivo imaging, biochemical, molecular, and functional assays.
Ideal candidates are recent or soon-to-be PhD, PharmD/PhD, MD/PhD, or DVM graduates with a background in neuroscience, blood-brain barrier/neurovascular research, epilepsy, transport biology, and/or cell signaling. Candidates are expected to be highly motivated, detail-oriented, have outstanding organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills, and must have an excellent work ethic.
The Bauer Laboratory is part of the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (www.uky.edu/coa/) and the Brain and Epilepsy Alliance for Metabolism research (https://med.uky.edu/alliance/beam). The Bauer laboratory fosters interdisciplinary research and is dedicated to exploring blood-brain barrier and neurovascular function with the goal to improve treatment of brain disorders.
Applications should contain a cover letter that includes a statement of past research experience and career goals, CV, copies of 3 relevant publications (under specific request 1), and contact information for three reference (under specific request 2).Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :
YesDeadline to Apply:
08/31/2021University Community of Inclusion:
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