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Job ID: 146413

Postdoctoral Scholar
University of Kentucky

Date Posted Sep. 14, 2020
Title Postdoctoral Scholar
University University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY, United States
Department Mechanical Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available Immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Mechanical Engineering
    Engineering Physics
    Engineering Mechanics
    Bioengineering (all Bio-related fields)

Research Project: Investigation into structure-function relationships of living eukaryotic cells and bacterial biofilms through atomic force microscopy

Timeline: Available immediately, start date negotiable Fall ’20/Spring ’21, renewable annually

Relevant Environment
1. UK Sponsored Research FY 2019 $417 million ($242 million federal)
2. NIH Supported COBRE in Pharmaceutical Research and Innovation
3. UK Light Microscopy Core

Requirements (No exceptions):
1. Degree: PhD in related field
2. Evidence of scholarship through publications in peer-reviewed journals

Preferred Applicants will also have:
1. Experience in Atomic Force Microscopy techniques
2. Experience promoting diversity and inclusion in STEM
3. Experience mentoring undergraduate or graduate students
4. Experience working with biomaterials

How to apply
As a single PDF send the following to Dr. Martha E. Grady at
1. Cover Letter, address relevant experiences here
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. List of 3 references including contact information

Grady Lab at University of Kentucky

  • 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.

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