Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Kentucky

Lexington, KENTUCKY | about 2 years ago


Job Title
Postdoctoral Scholar  
Working Title
 
Requisition No.
537924  
Job Category
Research/Scientific  
Department Name
Graduate Center for Toxicology  
Work Location: City
Lexington  
Grade Level
N/A  
Salary Range
 
Position Type
No Response  
Position Time Status
Full-Time  
Hours Per Week: (Student Employment Only)
 
Number of Hours Worked Per Week:
 
Out of How Many Hours:
No Response  
Number of Months Worked Per Year
 
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
No  
Required Education
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Required Experience Years/Months
 
Required License/Registration/Certification
 
Shift
Indicate all that apply-Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends, On Call, Special (please explain)
Days; occasional evenings/weekends.  
Job Summary
Post-doctoral scholar will work on an ongoing research project that is investigating functions of DNA base excision repair proteins and their effects on cancer cells, particularly focusing on cellular sensitivity to reactive oxygen species. Expertise in current molecular and cell biological techniques are required, including DNA cloning and purification, transfection of DNA into cells and Western blotting. The individual should be intelligent and intuitive enough to be able to learn other specialized techniques, to work independently and to be self motivated, present research findings verbally and in writing, and help train others. The scholar will be expected to be able to work evenings and weekends when necessary. Should an eligible individual be interested in this position, submit a current CV and the names of three references.  
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Basic Molecular Biology (DNA/RNA); Cell culture; Preparing data in reports/manuscripts.  
Preferred Education / Experience
PhD.  
Deadline to Apply
12-30-2012  
Acceptable Document Types
Resume  
Pre-Employment Information:
The University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. Any candidate offered this 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.  
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