1+ months

Post-Doctoral Scholar

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Post-Doctoral Scholar
Requisition Number DU06204
Department Name 7H750:PHYSIOLOGY
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $51,000/year, commensurate with experience
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

MD or PhD

Required Related Experience

Proficient with cell culture and rodent models of lung injury

Required License/Registration/Certification

Not Applicable

Physical Requirements

Ability to stand for long periods of time for laboratory experiments. Ability to sit for long periods of time at a desk with computer duties like data analyses and writing.

Shift

Monday Friday, 8am 5pm, some evening and weekends may be required

Job Summary

A postdoctoral fellow position is available to study lung injury and repair in the lab of Dr. Christopher M. Waters, Ph.D., in The Department of Physiology 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 pulmonary disease with a focus on acute lung injury, inflammation, mechanobiology, or epithelial biology, but outstanding candidates with experience in other areas will be considered. Responsibilities of the position include working with Dr. Christopher M. Waters, Ph.D., to conduct NIH-sponsored research on mechanisms of lung injury and repair involving apoptosis signal-regulating kinase-1 (ASK1); designing and conducting experimental studies within an interdisciplinary team; and organizing, analyzing, and presenting experimental data. Experience with cell culture, molecular biology, animal models of lung injury, inflammation, epithelial biology, mechanical ventilation, atomic force microscopy, and pulmonary physiology are desirable. All applicants should have excellent oral and written communication skills. The Department of Physiology is currently ranked in the top ten nationally by the American Physiological Society.
https://physiology.med.uky.edu/users/cmwa279

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Experience with cell culture, molecular biology techniques, and animal models

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Preferred PhD with Pulmonary Disease related research experience.

Deadline to Apply 01/31/2020
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Posted: 2019-12-04 Expires: 2020-02-05

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