Postdoctoral Fellow- Signal Transduction

Lexington, Kentucky
salary with benefits
March 09 2017
Position Type
Full Time

Postdoctoral Fellow- Signal Transduction

Department of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, University of Kentucky

Job Description:

NIH supported Post-doctoral position available immediately in the combined laboratories of Dr. Douglas Andres and Jonathan Satin for a talented and motivated individual with documented research accomplishments and bench skills. The candidate will be expected to participate in ongoing analysis of novel Ras family GTPase signaling cascades in cardiovascular disease, neurodegeneration, and following brain injury. Our research team uses an integrative approach that includes molecular, cellular, biochemical, and genetic methods in primary cells and engineered mice models. Significant projects with innovative animal models are currently underway and are well suited for a postdoc to complete in the near future.

Job Requirements

Applicants must possess a recent Ph.D. in biomedical sciences and experience in neuroscience, cardiovascular disease, molecular signaling or a closely related field, and a publication record of original peer-reviewed research. Experience with mouse models and relevant techniques such as molecular and cellular biology, signaling, and work with primary culture is preferred. The ability to work independently and as part of a team, to be highly organized, and fluency in spoken and written English is required.

Email your CV, one page statement summarizing your expertise and present/future career goals, and contact information for three references to: with subject heading “postdoc.” Applicants who are not U.S. citizens must state their current visa and residency status.

The University of Kentucky offers competitive salary and benefits, is an equal opportunity employer, and supports a drug-free workplace.