Postdoctoral Scholar

University of Kentucky

United States

January 10, 2022


Posting Details Job Title Postdoctoral Scholar

Requisition Number DU08394 Department Name 7H180:Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry Work Location Lexington, KY Salary Range Commensurate with experience Type of Position Temporary Position Time Status Full-Time Required Education


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Physical Requirements

occasional repetitive motion, sitting and standing for long periods of time


Normally 40 hrs./wk, plus occasional weekends/evenings

Job Summary

A postdoctoral position available immediately in the laboratory of Dr. Emilia Galperin in the Department of Molecular biochemistry, University of Kentucky. The goal of Dr. Galperin' s lab is to understand the cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying congenital disease. This position focuses on the mechanisms of cellular signaling in organismal development. Preference will be given to applicant with a strong background in developmental biology, genomics, or other relevant fields. Experience in zebrafish embryology is preferred, but not required. The successful applicant will be a highly motivated individual with good communication skills; will have a proven publication record, and the ability to work independently. The applicant must currently have a Ph.D. in Biochemistry or a related field. The appointment will be for 1 year with renewal up to 5 years.

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


Deadline to Apply 01/10/2022 University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a 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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