Postdoctoral Fellow in Cancer Biology at the Markey Cancer Center, University of Kentucky
University of Kentucky
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Post Date: Apr 01, 2019
Job Type: Full time
Start Date: April 2019
Salary: - n/a -
Location: US - Kentucky - Lexington
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The Markey Cancer Center at the Univeristy of Kentucky  is now seeking postdoctoral candidates for NCI-supported traineeships in Cancer Biology to begin within the current grant year. Preference will be given to postdoctoral applicants who received their PhD less than three years ago. These positions require U.S. citizenship or permanent residency. Applicants should be involved in cancer research projects and should indicate interest in pursuing a career in a cancer-related field.

Participant selection will be based on the quality of the applicant’s academic record, letters of recommendation, commitment to a career in cancer biology-related research, the experience of the applicant relative to the ongoing research effort of the program faculty, and diversity.

If you would like to apply for this position,  please provide the following information to Erin Oakley ( The position will remain open until the best candidate is recruited; applications will be reviewed according to the order in which they are received. More information on the T32 program is available at

The application should include:

  1. An application letter from the potential trainee (1-2 pages) articulating their previous research experience, commitment to a career in cancer biology or cancer-related research, and a brief research proposal. The applicant should indicate how their thesis research and/or career will benefit from cross-disciplinary training in cancer biology.
  2. The current Curriculum Vitae and transcripts of the applicant.
  3. A letter of support from the mentor(s) recommending the candidate and outlining the research and clinical co-mentoring plan for the trainee.
  4. Names and contact information for two additional references that may be contacted by the Executive Steering Committee.

 Postdoctoral researchers with broad backgrounds in cancer biology. 

Contact Details
Name: Erin Oakley
Ph: 859-323-0474