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Postdoctoral Scholar - Metabolic Signaling
University of Kentucky

Date Posted Oct. 14, 2020
Title Postdoctoral Scholar - Metabolic Signaling
University University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY, United States
Department 7H180:Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Biomedical Sciences
    Biology - Molecular
    Biology - Cell Biology
    Biology - Biochemistry
    Biology - General

There is an opening in the Young-Sam Lee lab at University of Kentucky College of Medicine for a postdoctoral scholar to work on an NIH-funded research project investigating metabolic signaling relevant to cancer (Keller et al., 2012, Science 338:1069-72; Keller et al., 2014, Molecular Cell 53:700-709; Yan et al., 2016, Biochemistry, 55:4731-6). Successful applicant will use protein biochemistry, biophysical methods, mass spectrometric analysis, mammalian cell culture, and/or rodent experiments to determine the importance of metabolites on cancer.

Successful candidates must have a Ph.D. or to receive a Ph.D. degree before starting the position. He or she should have no more than 5 years of postdoctoral experiences with a strong background in protein biochemistry, mass spectrometry, metabolism, molecular biology, cell biology, and/or cancer biology. A demonstrated track record of project completion and relevant first author publications will be required. The start date will be negotiable.

Required application materials include a current curriculum vitae, a cover letter, and contact information of three people who will write letters of recommendation (Specific Request 1). Applicants will be evaluated on a rolling basis. For further information, please contact Young-Sam Lee (e-mail:

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