Postdoc Positions at UK

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Toxicology and Cancer Biology

Ka-Wing (Will) Fong

Anticipated start 04/01/2022, My research interest is to understand aberrant epigenetic regulation and cell signaling in prostate cancer. The approaches we are taking include high-throughput genomic techniques (i.e., ChIP-Seq and RNA-Seq) in combination with bioinformatics analysis, proteomics, molecular biology and pre-clinical mouse models...

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Changhai Tian

Anticipated start immediate, We study extracellular vesicle-mediated inter-organ communications during the heart failure, and develop the therapeutic strategies for cardio-cerebral syndrome. In our studies, we will utilize different technologies involving cell biology, molecular biology, and physiology as well as stem cell biology to achieve our goals...

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Jin-ming Yang

Anticipated start immediate, Our laboratory research focuses on: Tumor microenvironment and its impact on therapeutic outcome; immune evasion; signal transduction pathway. Techniques: western blot, PCR, confocal microscope, flow cytometry, immunoprecipitation, animal handling, etc. The postdoc will be expected to use their expertise in pharmacologic...

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Sanders-Brown Center on Aging

Linda Van Eldik

Anticipated start 05/01/2022, Therapeutic strategies to reduce inflammatory and neurodegenerative responses in a mouse model of comorbid Alzheimer's disease and vascular pathology. Variety of methods, including mouse models, behavior assays, multiphoton vascular imaging, flow cytometry, transcriptional and protein profiling, ELISA, cell culture, IHC, etc...

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Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry 

Emilia Galperin

Anticipated start immediate, Congenital diseases are very common in newborns. Galperin's lab aims to understand the cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying a group of genetic conditions caused by mutations in genes of the Ras-MAPK pathway. We utilize a multidisciplinary approach that employs methodologies of cell biology, biochemistry... 

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Ken Campbell

Anticipated start date 08/01/22, Research in the lab is grounded in muscle biophysics and mathematical modeling of striated muscle function but increasingly moved towards translation. Our mission is to help patients who have heart failure by bridging the scientific gaps between molecular, cellular and organ-level function. Some of our key strengths include muscle mechanics...

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Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences 

Shuxia Wang

Anticipated start immediate: Our lab uses tissue specific knockout mouse model and cellular and molecular technologies to study the mechanisms of obesity-associated complications including non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and brown fat dysfunction.

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Behavioral Science 

Michele Staton

Anticipated start 7/1/22,  The University of Kentucky was awarded one of the NIH-funded Justice Community Opioid Innovation Network (JCOIN) Clinical Research Center grants with the overall aim of increasing access to medications to treatment opioid use disorder (MOUD) among justice involved women with a history of opioid use disorder (OUD) following jail release. The project is a type 1 hybrid effectiveness and...

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Markey Cancer Center

Pamela Hull

Anticipated start date 6/1/22, The post-doctoral research fellow will be trained under Dr. Pamela Hull in the Markey Cancer Center. This position offers an intensive mentored training experience in community-engaged research, implementation science, quality improvement, and implementation of evidence-based guidelines for cancer prevention and control (e.g., HPV vaccine, cancer screenings)... 

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Postdoc Opportunities at Other Institutions

Postdoc Opportunites at Cincinnati Children's

Cincinnati Children's has numerous postdoc positions currently available as seen in the attached flier (Cincinnati Children's postdoc flier). Any questions can be directed to either Tamiika Hurst, PhD or Uma Sivaprasad, PhD at

Cincinnati Children's Postdoc Jobs Flier

Other Positions and Programs

Other Positions

NRC Research Associates Programs

Eva Garland Consulting (EGC) is currently seeking postdoctoral applicants for the full time Scientific Consultant role on their Grant Writing Team. I am attaching the job description. If you are interested in the role please apply via the EGC careers link. More details on the position can be found here, EGC Scientific Consultant job posting.

External Programs

SHARP Training at Columbia Unversity: Multiple bootcamps throughout Summer 2022, all are paid (virtual). More information, including course list, here.


Don't forget to look for jobs on the National Postdoc Association web page!

Also keep track of numerous opportunities at the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Technology.