Post-Doctoral Scholar

Lexington, Kentucky (US)
June 14 2021
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The Department of Toxicology & Cancer Biology is recruiting NIH grants-funded Post-Doctoral Scholar to study the mechanism of carcinogenesis, cancer progression and development of new cancer therapies (combination therapy to enhance the efficacy of standard treatments). Competitive salaries and benefits will be provided to qualified candidates. Candidates should have a recent Ph.D. degree with strong background in cell/molecular biology, cancer biology. Experiences in studying signal transduction, cancer epigenetics, DNA damage and drug resistance with skills in handling mice, performing surgeries to produce tumors in mice and treating mice with commonly-used drug/toxicant administration approaches would be advantageous.

The Department of Toxicology and Cancer Biology is located at the University of Kentucky Medical Center; adjacent to the Markey Cancer Center, which is an NCI-designated Cancer Center. Members of the department are actively engaged in a variety of graduate education and research areas, including basic & translational cancer biology. For more information about the department, see

Interested applicants, should apply at

The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, African Americans, and all minorities.