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Post-Doctoral Scholar

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Post-Doctoral Scholar
Requisition Number DU03521
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $47,476/year
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Required Related Experience


Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

☒Repetitive motion
☒Lifting/Carrying up to __10_____lbs.
☒Pushing/Pulling up to __25_____ lbs.
☒Hazardous Chemicals or fumes
☒Bloodborne/Airborne Pathogens/Recombinant DNA/Viral Vectors


40 hours per week

Job Summary

The Toxicology and Cancer Biology department is seeking two full time post-doctoral fellows to work with mouse models of lung cancer. The projects include mouse husbandry, mouse MRI, isolating lung tumor cells and lung stem cells, and downstream assays including RNA and protein work. The candidates should have good attention to detail and organizational skills.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Pipetting, mouse husbandry, attention to detail, organization

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


Deadline to Apply 10/31/2017
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Academic Transcript