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Postdoctoral Scholar (EG-7H180)

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Postdoctoral Scholar (EG-7H180)
Requisition Number DU03126
Department Name 7H180:Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $47,500
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

PhD

Required Related Experience

NA

Required License/Registration/Certification

NA

Physical Requirements

NA

Shift

Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

Job Summary

This position focuses on biophysical/biochemical analysis of signaling complexes. The successful candidate will carry out an independent project on the mechanisms of cellular signaling in organismal development and congenital disease. Preference will be given to applicant with a strong background in molecular biology, protein purification, and protein crystallization; experience in other biophysical methods is a plus, but not required. Candidate that has a strong background in cell biology/biochemistry, molecular biology, protein analysis; experience with phosphorylation, ubiquitination, and mice work will be considered as well. The successful applicant will be a highly motivated individual with good communication skills; will have a proven publication record, and the ability to work independently. The applicant must currently have a Ph.D. in Biochemistry or a related field. The appointment will be for 1 year with renewal up to 5 years.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Knowledge of cellular signaling

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

PhD

Deadline to Apply
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Specific Request 1
  4. Curriculum Vita
Optional Documents