Postdoctoral ScholarRequisition Number:
7H700:Molecular & Biomedical PharmacologyWork Location:
Lexington, KYSalary Range:
Based on NIH salary scale and commiserate with experienceType of Position:
TemporaryPosition Time Status :
Ph.DRequired Related Experience:
Experience with handling mice, cell culture, Western blotting, flow cytometry, DNA and RNA purification, real-time PCR, and immunohistochemistry preferred.Required License/Registration/Certification:
Sitting and or standing for long periods of time.Shift:
Monday – Friday 8a-5p, some weekends requiredJob Summary:
A postdoctoral position is available immediately to investigate the cellular and molecular mechanisms of hormones and endocrinology in obesity and insulin-resistant diabetes. The projects include studies on fatty liver disease and interactions with adipose tissue depots. Individuals with a Ph.D. and a strong background in metabolism are desirable. Knowledge of RNA-sequencing and/or bioinformatics are not necessary but will be beneficial. Background in metabolism, molecular and cellular biology, and endocrinology beneficial.Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:
Capable of working independently and in a dependable and reliable manner. Excellent capability as a team worker. Maintain precise records of the experiments in the lab notes. Excellent oral and writing communication capability.Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :
NoDeadline to Apply:
05/31/2021University Community of Inclusion:
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