1+ months

Post Doctoral Scholar (Bauer Lab)

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Post Doctoral Scholar (Bauer Lab)
Requisition Number DU06259
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range TBD
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

Ideal candidates are recent or soon-to-be PhD, PharmD/PhD, MD/PhD, or DVM graduates

Required Related Experience

A background in neuroscience, blood-brain barrier research, epilepsy, transport biology, and/or cell signaling

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Sitting for long periods of time. Carrying, lifting, pushing or pulling up to 15lbs periodically. Walking across campus and throughout hospital.


Monday Friday. Nights and weekends periodically.

Job Summary

The Bauer Laboratory at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY is seeking qualified candidates for one NIH-funded postdoctoral position in neurovascular research.

This project is focused on understanding blood-brain barrier dysfunction in epilepsy (in vivo rodent epilepsy models, human brain tissue). Methods will include stereotactic surgery, video-EEG, in vivo imaging, biochemical, molecular, and functional assays.

Ideal candidates are recent or soon-to-be PhD, PharmD/PhD, MD/PhD, or DVM graduates with a background in neuroscience, blood-brain barrier research, epilepsy, transport biology, and/or cell signaling. Candidates are expected to be highly motivated, detail-oriented, have outstanding organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills, and must have an excellent work ethic.

The Bauer Laboratory is part of the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (www.uky.edu/coa/) and the Epilepsy Center (http://ukneurology.com/epic). The Bauer Laboratory fosters interdisciplinary research and is dedicated to explore blood-brain barrier function with the goal to improve treatment of brain disorders.

Applications should contain a single PDF with a cover letter including a statement of past research experience and career goals, CV, copies of 3 relevant publications, and contact information for three references.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? Yes
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 02/28/2020
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: 2019-12-17 Expires: 2020-03-19

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