Updated: about 5 years ago
Location: Lexington, KENTUCKY
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Graduate Center for Toxicology
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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.
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Basic Molecular Biology (DNA/RNA); Cell culture; Preparing data in reports/manuscripts.
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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.