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Postdoctoral Scholar

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

This position is available immediately in the laboratory of Dr. Alexey Arkov, Department of Biological Sciences, Murray State University (http://www.murraystate.edu/arkovlab/). Murray is located in western Kentucky, ~120 miles northwest of Nashville, TN. Along with the application, please submit the following documents: - A letter of interest highlighting applicant’s significant research experience and contribution to science -CV -Names of three references with their contact information Consideration of submitted applications will start immediately and continue until a postdoctoral candidate is identified. Questions should be addressed to Dr. Arkov at aarkov@murraystate.edu

Job Details

Position Information

Posting Number 20170094EX
Job Title Postdoctoral Scholar
Type of Employment Temporary Full-Time
If Part Time, Enter Hours Per Week
Work Location Murray
Employment Term 12 Months
Position Type Staff - Exempt(Monthly)
Department Biological Sciences
Summary of Job Duties and Responsibilities

This is a renewal position up to three years providing the grant allows.

The selected candidate for this position will be supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation and will be immediately involved in research on the structural and functional aspects of evolutionarily conserved components of large ribonucleoprotein complexes from germline stem cells in the fruit fly, Drosophila. In addition, proteomics and genetic approaches will be employed to study the molecular mechanisms of germline stem cell development. The successful candidate will help with training of graduate and undergraduate students.

Minimum Education Requirements

Ph.D. degree

Minimum Experience and Skill Requirements

Strong Biochemistry and Molecular Biology skills are required

Preferred Education and/or Experience Qualifications

Experience in protein and RNA expression and purification is highly desirable.

Physical Demands
Work Hours
Minimum Salary
Maximum Salary

Posting Details

Posting Date 08/24/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

This position is available immediately in the laboratory of Dr. Alexey Arkov, Department of Biological Sciences, Murray State University (http://www.murraystate.edu/arkovlab/). Murray is located in western Kentucky, ~120 miles northwest of Nashville, TN.

Along with the application, please submit the following documents:
- A letter of interest highlighting applicant’s significant research experience and contribution to science
-CV
-Names of three references with their contact information

Consideration of submitted applications will start immediately and continue until a postdoctoral candidate is identified.

Questions should be addressed to Dr. Arkov at aarkov@murraystate.edu

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • FocusTalent.ky.gov
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Murray Ledger and Times
    • Paducah Sun
    • Murray State University website
    • Other
  2. If "Other", please explain:

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
  3. List of References with Contact Information
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document