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Job ID: 123106

Post Doc Scholar
University of Kentucky


Date Posted May 6, 2019
Title Post Doc Scholar
University University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY, United States
Department 7H041:Ctr for Research on Environ Disease
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Post-Doc
  • Toxicology
    Public Health/Biostatistics/Epidemiology
    Environmental/Occupational Health
    Health Sciences - General
 
 

Two Postdoctoral or Visiting Scholar positions are available to (1) study the mechanism of breast cancer metastasis and develop novel therapeutic strategies for treating metastatic breast cancer; and (2) investigate the epigenetic mechanisms of chemical carcinogenesis. These projects will use cell culture and mouse models to investigate the epigenetic mechanisms (DNA methylation, histone posttranslational modifications and non-coding RNAs) of breast cancer metastasis and chemical carcinogenesis. Candidates should have a recent Ph.D. degree with strong background in cell/molecular biology and cancer biology.

Experiences in studies on cancer epigenetics, non-coding RNAs, and cancer stem cells with skills in handling mice, producing tumors in mice and treating mice with commonly-used drug administration approaches would be advantageous. The expected qualifications of candidates include: be highly self-motivated with strong interest in learning new knowledge and techniques; have excellent communication and organizational skills and attention to details, be capable of conceptualizing, designing experiments and conducting studies independently as well as cooperatively with other lab members as a team; and have the capability to write manuscripts for quality publications. Compensations including salary and benefits will be highly competitive depending upon candidates’ qualifications. Interested applicants, please send a cover letter describing your research training experience, a brief statement of your research interest, scientific achievements and future career goal, curriculum vitae (CV) and contact information (names, e-mails, and telephone numbers) of three references to: Dr. Zhishan Wang (zhishan.wang@uky.edu) or Dr. Chengfeng Yang (chengfeng.yang@uky.edu), Department of Toxicology and Cancer Biology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for interview.

Required Documents: Curriculum Vita, Cover Letter, Writing Sample, Academic Transcripts, for Specific Request 1, please supply a copy of your PhD diploma & English translation if not in English, and for Specific Request 2, please submit a written document of your future career goals.


 
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