Pharmacology & Toxicology
The Zhao lab at the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy (https://pharmtox.ku.edu/zhao-lab ) is currently seeking a highly-motivated postdoctoral researcher to work on projects that investigate the bioenergetic mechanisms and interventions of brain aging and late-onset Alzheimer’s disease. This position is for a limited term. The initial 1-year appointment is renewable based on availability of funding, work performance, and progress toward research goals.
The KU School of Pharmacy, located in the heart of the beautiful and historic Lawrence campus, offers an excellent research environment, and has been consecutively ranked nationally among the top 5 in NIH funding since 2001. Moreover, the KU Alzheimer’s Disease Center (ADC), one of only 29 NIA-designated and funded ADCs in the US, provides additional substantial resources for the pursuit of excellence in AD research and care.
80% - Performs research activities independently and generates research reports for preparation of scientific publications or grant applications to funding organizations
10% - Provides mentorship to other lab members, including supervision and training of graduate and undergraduate researchers
10% - Contributes to the daily operations of the lab, and assures compliance with safety programs. Other duties as assigned.
NOTE: To be appointed at the Postdoctoral Researcher title, it is necessary to have the PhD in hand. Appointments made without a diploma or certified transcript indicating an earned doctorate are conditional hires and are appointed on an acting basis not to exceed six months. Upon verification of degree the appointment will be extended to its full duration.
Contact Information to Applicants
Additional Candidate Instruction
A complete application includes an online application, a cover letter detailing scientific interests and experiences as well as career goals, a detailed CV with publication record, and contact information for three professional references.
Application review will begin on April 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. To ensure first consideration, apply before April 15, 2019.
Advertised Salary Range
Commensurate with qualifications
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Anticipated Start Date
University of Kansas - Lawrence
U-Unclassified Professional Staff
Conditions of Employment
Contingent on Funding, Limited Term
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