Post-Doctoral Scholar in Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, University of Kentucky

Posted 10/10/2019

The Seifert lab in the Department of Biology at the University of Kentucky (UK) is seeking an exceptionally creative postdoctoral researcher to lead an effort to isolate stable embryonic stem cell lines and/or derive iPSC lines for genomic modification and subsequent generation of transgenic spiny mice.  This project will provide freedom to work on additional projects related to early embryonic development in spiny mice or projects investigating the cellular and molecular basis for complex tissue regeneration in mammals.  Ideal candidates will have a strong background in developmental biology, experience working with ESCs and iPSCs and mouse transgenesis, experience working with model or non-model organisms, expertise in microscopy and comfortability with bioinformatics. Informal inquiries by email are strongly encouraged.  For additional information visit:

Review of applications will begin on a rolling basis and will continue until the position has been filled.  Candidates will have completed their Ph.D. prior to starting the position.  Applicants should submit their application materials through the UK Jobs site (upload under Specific Request 1). In addition, applicants should send a single pdf document to Ashley Seifert ( that includes their CV, names of three references, and a 1-2-page synopsis of their current research interests and how these complement our overall research program.   

The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, African Americans, and all minorities.

Last Updated 10/10/2019