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Postdoctoral Scholar

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Postdoctoral Scholar
Requisition Number DU07630
Department Name 7H860:Otolaryngology
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $48,000 / year
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Required Related Experience

Priority will be given to candidates with experience in gene therapy, Alzheimer’s disease, and working knowledge of the auditory system

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Lab work, computer work


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

Job Summary

Duties include investigating inner ear gap junctional function, mutation-induced pathology in humans, gene therapy for GJB2 induced hearing loss, and hearing functional changes in Alzheimer’s disease. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Hearing Sciences, or other related field. Priority will be given to candidates with experience in gene therapy, Alzheimer’s disease, and working knowledge of the auditory system. Salary is based on NIH scale and University standard.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 07/08/2021
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: 2021-04-07 Expires: 2021-07-12

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