Post Doctoral Scholar

Job description

Job Title:

Post Doctoral Scholar

Requisition Number:

DU07727

Department Name:

7H018:GRADUATE CENTER FOR TOXICOLOGY

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

Salary Range:

$47,476.00 - $50,000.00

Type of Position:

Student

Position Time Status :

Full-Time

Required Education:

Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent

Required Related Experience:

Prior research experience in cancer biology, immunology/tumor immunology, cell biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, and animal tumor models.

Required License/Registration/Certification:

none

Physical Requirements:

Check all that apply:
☐Sitting at computer work station for long periods of time
☒Standing for long periods of time
☒Risk of back injury from moving/lifting, equipment, or materials
☒Repetitive motion
☒Lifting/Carrying up to __25_____lbs.
☒Pushing/Pulling up to ___25____ lbs.
☒Job Related Travel
☒Loud Noises
☒Hazardous Chemicals or fumes
☐Temperature extremes
☐Radiation
☒Burns/Cuts/Punctures
☒Bloodborne/Airborne Pathogens/Recombinant DNA/Viral Vectors
☐___________________________________

Shift:

Monday – Friday 8a-5p, occasional evenings or weekends required

Job Summary:

The Post-Doctoral Scholar for the Dr. Xia Liu’s Laboratory in the Department of Toxicology and Cancer Biology of University of Kentucky, College of Medicine, will be responsible for studying the mechanism of breast cancer metastasis, the role of neutrophils in cancer, and develop novel therapeutics to treat metastatic breast cancer. Among other qualifications, successful candidates should have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and have prior research experience in cancer biology, immunology/tumor immunology, cell biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, and animal tumor models.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

n/a

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :

No

Preferred Education/Experience:

cancer biology, immunology/tumor immunology, cell biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, and animal tumor models.

Deadline to Apply:

05/03/2021

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: 4/28/2021
Application Due: 5/5/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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