Scientist II

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Job Title:

Scientist II

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Department Name:

7H100:Department of Neuroscience

Work Location:

Lexington KY

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Required Related Experience:

No experience required.

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Physical Requirements:

Sitting for extended periods of time.


Monday-Friday 8a-5p, some evenings and weekends

Job Summary:

A scientist position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Brian Gold ( to participate in NIH funded projects. The position involves ongoing research on neurocognitive aging using MRI methods. Specific research focuses on identifying the effects aging, vascular pathologies and Alzheimer’s disease pathologies on distributed brain networks and cognitive performance. Job responsibilities include: analyzing MRI data and generating summary measures; aiding the development of new MRI analysis methods; correlating MRI results with biofluid measures of Alzheimer’s disease, vascular markers and neuroinflammatory markers; writing manuscripts and giving scientific presentations.

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Preferred Education/Experience:

PhD in neuroscience or psychology and two or more years of postdoctoral experience.

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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.

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Posted: 4/25/2021
Application Due: 5/11/2021
Work Type: Full Time