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Post-Doc Scholar

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Post-Doc Scholar
Requisition Number DU07054
Department Name 8H700:Mechanical Engineering
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range Salary will meet or exceed the current NIH minimum based on experience and qualifications
Type of Position Other
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

1. Degree: PhD in related field
2. Evidence of scholarship through publications in peer-reviewed journals

Required Related Experience


Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements



40 hours/week

Job Summary

This postdoctoral research position will investigate structure-function relationships of living eukaryotic cells
and bacterial biofilms through atomic force microscopy in the laboratory of Prof Martha E. Grady.

View the lab website here.

The responsibilities of this position also include mentoring graduate and undergraduate students involved in the project.

The following 3 documents are required to apply:
1. Cover Letter, address relevant experiences here
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. List of 3 references including contact information

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

1. Experience in Atomic Force Microscopy techniques
2. Experience promoting diversity and inclusion in STEM
3. Experience mentoring undergraduate or graduate students
4. Experience working with biomaterials

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 12/18/2020
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.


Posted: 2020-11-18 Expires: 2020-12-18

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