Post-Doctoral Scholar

University of Kentucky
June 23, 2023
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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Post-Doctoral Scholar

Requisition Number DU10392 Department Name 7H750:PHYSIOLOGY Work Location Lexington, KY Salary Range to be determined commensurate with experience Type of Position Temporary Position Time Status Full-Time Required Education

Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a life science field

Required Related Experience

the ability to lead a collaborative project and communicating effectively

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Moving and lifting object from floor to above shoulders upto 25 pounds. Standing and sitting at computer terminals and laboratory bench completing repetitive tasks for extensive periods of time. Continuous working with materials requiring personal protective equipment in accord with EH&S policy.


Primarily Days Monday – Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm, some evenings and weekends may be required due to experimentation.

Job Summary

Postdoctoral position in Professor Tim McClintock's laboratory on a collaborative project at the interface of sensory neuroscience and Alzheimer's Disease. The applicant must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a life science field and the ability to lead a collaborative project. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. Desired expertise and experience include recombinant DNA techniques, immunohistochemistry, genomics, bioinformatics, and the biochemistry of neurodegenerative disease. The project is an opportunity to develop a robust line of research investigating mechanisms explaining why olfaction is an early symptom of neurodegenerative disease. Stipend is based on experience and competitive institutional guidelines. Possible start dates range from April 1 to July 1, 2023.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Expertise in recombinant DNA techniques, immunohistochemistry, genomics, and bioinformatics.

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

Knowledge of Alzheimer's Disease research, lipidomics, and programming in R.

Deadline to Apply 06/23/2023 University Community of Inclusion

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Posting Specific Questions

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  • Are you experienced in immunohistochemistry techniques?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Please describe your experience in bioinformatics research.
  • (Open Ended Question)

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