Post Doctoral Scholar
- University of Kentucky
- Location: Lexington, Kentucky
- Category: Admin-Other Administrative Positions
- Posting Date: 03/01/2021
- Application Deadline: Open until filled
|Job Title||Post Doctoral Scholar|
|Department Name||7H051:CARDIOVASCULAR RESEARCH CENTER|
|Work Location||Lexington, KY|
|Salary Range||Minimum of $47,476, or commensurate with experience|
|Type of Position||Student|
|Position Time Status||Full-Time|
Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree
|Required Related Experience||
Experience with cell culture, molecular biology, histological analysis of tissues/atherosclerotic lesions, animal models of inflammation, atherosclerosis, vascular diseases, lipid metabolism are desirable. All applicants should have excellent English oral and written communication skills.
Standing at the bench for extended periods. Sitting at desks and computers for long periods. Walking some extended distances to locations of need for use of service centers or collaborations as example. Lifting of objects up to 25 pounds.
Typically Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5pm, with some nights and weekends possible due to experimentation.
A postdoctoral fellow position is available to study molecular level atherogenic activities of Serum Amyloid A in the joint lab of Dr. Lisa Tannock, M.D., and Dr. Preetha Shridas, Ph.D. in the Department of Internal Medicine and the Saha Cardiovascular Research Center at The University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY. We are seeking outstanding scientists with Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degrees. The ideal candidate will have research experience in the field of cardiovascular disease events and the development of atherosclerosis, but outstanding candidates with experience in other areas will be considered.
|Skills / Knowledge / Abilities||
Quantitative RT-PCR, statistical analyses using GraphPad Prism
|Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?||No|
|Deadline to Apply||04/30/2021|
|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.