18 days old

Post Doctoral Scholar

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Post Doctoral Scholar
Requisition Number DU07231
Department Name 7H018:GRADUATE CENTER FOR TOXICOLOGY
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $47,476.00 /yr
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

PhD

Required Related Experience

Biological related field

Required License/Registration/Certification

NA

Physical Requirements

☒Sitting at computer work station for long periods of time
☒Standing for long periods of time
☒Risk of back injury from moving/lifting, equipment, or materials
☒Repetitive motion
☒Lifting/Carrying up to __25___lbs.
☐Pushing/Pulling up to _______ lbs.
☐Job Related Travel
☐Loud Noises
☒Hazardous Chemicals or fumes
☐Temperature extremes
☐Radiation
☒Burns/Cuts/Punctures
☒Bloodborne/Airborne Pathogens/Recombinant DNA/Viral Vectors

Shift

Monday – Friday, specific schedule TBD

Job Summary

The Department of Toxicology & Cancer Biology is seeking at Post-Doctoral Scholar to work in the lab of Dr. Jian Fu, Professor. The research projects are to study inflammation, macrophage innate immunity, vascular dysfunction, and lung injury. The successful candidate will conduct independent research on inflammation and innate immunity in sepsis, inflammation-associated carcinogenesis, vascular dysfunction, or lung injury utilizing cutting edge technologies and animal models.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Previous research experience and strong publication record in one of the areas mentioned above are required.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 02/10/2021
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.

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.

Categories

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

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