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Neuroscience Movement Disorder Postdoctoral Scholar

Lexington, KY
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Job Title Neuroscience Movement Disorder Postdoctoral Scholar
Requisition Number DU04738
Department Name 7H852:NEUROLOGY
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $47,844/yr
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

PhD or equivalent degree in neuroscience, molecular biology or a related field

Required Related Experience

Experience with protein and molecular and cell biological techniques is required

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Sitting for long periods of time. Repetitive motion


Mostly Days/ Weekends and Evenings as needed

Job Summary

The Yamasaki Laboratory at the University of Kentucky has an opening for a highly motivated postdoctoral scholar. The program will involve investigation of mechanisms underlying conformational differences in abnormal protein aggregation in synucleinopathies, such as Parkinsons disease, and related synucleinopathies. To tackle these questions, the lab utilizes cell- and molecular-based approaches, flow cytometry, immunofluorescence, and an expanding library of patient samples. We work closely with neurosurgical colleagues and the Brain Restoration Center at University of Kentucky. The position will also allow development of skills including grant and manuscript writing, mentoring of graduate and undergraduate students, and presentation of research findings at national and international conferences.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

protein and molecular and cell biological techniques

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


Deadline to Apply
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.

Posted: 2018-11-09 Expires: 2019-03-14

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