Post Doctoral Scholar
Postdoctoral positions are available in the laboratories of Dr. Erhard Bieberich (to study sphingolipid signaling in development and neurodegeneration), Dr. Gregory Frolenkov (to study molecular and biophysical mechanisms of mechanosensitivity in the inner ear), Dr. Ming Gong (to study blood pressure and vascular function circadian rhythm disruption in diabetes), Dr. Lance Johnson (to study the effects of APOE on cerebral metabolism and oxidative stress in Alzheimer’s Disease), and Dr. Christopher Waters (to study mechanobiology and acute lung injury). For more specific description of the labs, see: https://physiology.med.uky.edu/faculty. Interested individuals are encouraged to contact one of the above-mentioned researchers directly and provide a well-motivated focused application that would include a cover letter, recent CV, and a list of references.
The Department of Physiology at the University of Kentucky brings ~$8M/year in research funding from NIHand ranks among top Departments of Physiology in the country (https://www.chronicle.com/article/NRC-Rankings-Overview-/124755). Lexington is a medium size city (with population of ~500,000) with a high rate of college education that is praised by its residents for exceptional quality of life (see https://realestate.usnews.com/places/kentucky/lexington-fayette). The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer….
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