1+ months

Post-doctoral Scholar

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Post-doctoral Scholar
Requisition Number DU09349
Department Name 7H700:Molecular & Biomedical Pharmacology
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $50,000
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education
PhD degree
Required Related Experience
Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
Lifting, pushing, or pulling objects up to 25 lbs.
Mostly days; evenings and weekends as required to complete research projects.
Job Summary
A postdoctoral fellow position is available immediately to study molecular and cellular mechanisms of obesity and its associated metabolic complications including insulin resistance and fatty liver diseases in the Department of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences at University of Kentucky. Candidates should have a PhD degree in the related field. Candidates who have strong background in cell and molecular biology, have experience working with adipocytes (development and differentiation) and working with small laboratory animals (such as rats and mice) are preferred. Interested individuals should submit a CV with two to three references contact information to Dr. Shuxia Wang (swang7@uky.edu)
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Experience in cell and molecular biology
Deadline to Apply 12/31/2022
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Posted: 2022-05-16 Expires: 2022-08-17

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