Post-Doctoral Scholar

  • University of Kentucky
  • Lexington, KY
  • Feb 22, 2019
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Job Description


University of Kentucky

Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Post-Doctoral Scholar
Requisition Number DU05007
Department Name 7H026: Center for Environmental and Systems Biochemistry
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $47,476 - $50,000
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education
PhD
Required Related Experience
NA
Required License/Registration/Certification
NA
Physical Requirements
Repetitive motion
Lifting/Carrying up to __20_____lbs.
Pushing/Pulling up to __20_____ lbs.
Shift
Primarily days, minimum of 40 hours per week
Job Summary
Center for Environmental and Systems Biochemistry (CESB) is recruiting a postdoctoral scholar to work on defining lung cancer and immune cell interactions in the tumor microenviroment with the goal of developing immunometabolism-based therapeutic strategies. This will be accomplished by using systems biochemical approaches including stable isotope-resolved metabolomics (SIRM), reverse phase protein profiling, and transcriptomics such as RNAseq. The incumbent should have expertise in 2D and 3D cancer cell, macrophage, and T cell culturing, animal surgery and tumor implantation skills, gene manipulation techniques (e.g. siRNA, shRNA, or CRISPR), quantitative PCR, confocal microscopic imaging, and protein blotting. Knowledge of cancer metabolic and transcriptomic data analysis is also required. Familiarity with fresh human tissue handling is desired but not required. Training will be provided as needed. We offer competitive package commensurate with experience. Interested applicants should contact Dr. Teresa Fan (twmfan@gmail.com) or Andrew Lane (andrew.lane@uky.edu).

Required documents for applying include the following: Cover Letter, CV, Specific Request 1 - Copy of PhD diploma or memo from Graduate School of your Institution indicating you have completed all requirements needed to receive your PhD, Specific Request 2 - 3 letters of reference (scan into 1 document to upload).

The University of Kentucky is committed to a policy of providing equal employment opportunities to all candidates regardless of economic or social status and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnic origin, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, or age. For more information, please see http://www.uky.edu/HR/working/
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
should have expertise in 2D and 3D cancer cell, macrophage, and T cell culturing, animal handling, gene manipulation techniques (e.g. siRNA, shRNA, CRISPR), quantitative PCR, confocal microscopic imaging, and protein blotting.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
NA
Deadline to Apply 07/31/2019
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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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Specific Request 1
  4. Specific Request 2
Optional Documents

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