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Post Doctoral Scholar in Proteomics at University of Kentucky

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Location: Lexington, Kentucky

Job Description:

University of Kentucky

Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status.

Posting DetailsJob Title

Post Doctoral Scholar in Proteomics

Requisition Number


Department Name

81140:Veterinary Science

Work Location

Lexington, KY

Salary Range


Type of Position


Position Time Status


Required Education

Ph.D. in analytical chemistry or equivalent

Required Related Experience


Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Sitting at computer, moving objects up to 50 lbs.



Job Summary

LC-MS/MS in the field of proteomics, operation of mass spectrometers, protein extraction and sample preparation , handle large proteomic data sets and data analysis using proteomic software, scientific writing.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?


Preferred Education/Experience

- Experience in routine maintenance, calibration and operation of mass spectrometers ( QQQ or Orbitrap technology)
- Experience in protein extraction and sample preparation, preferably biological samples
- Experience in handling large proteomic datasets, and data analysis using proteomic software (including PEAKs, Skyline, Proteome Discover)
- Proven track record of scientific writing through published peer-reviewed journal articles

Deadline to Apply

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.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Academic Transcript