Post Doctoral Scholar (Bauer Lab)

University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky
Mar 25, 2021
May 24, 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Mid Level

The Bauer Laboratory at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY is seeking qualified candidates for one NIH-funded postdoctoral position in blood-brain barrier/neurovascular research (requisition # DU06259).

This project is focused on understanding blood-brain barrier dysfunction in epilepsy (in vivo rodent epilepsy models, human brain tissue). Methods will include stereotactic surgery, video-EEG, in vivo imaging, biochemical, molecular, and functional assays.

Ideal candidates are recent or soon-to-be PhD, PharmD/PhD, MD/PhD, or DVM graduates with a background in neuroscience, blood-brain barrier/neurovascular research, epilepsy, transport biology, and/or cell signaling. Candidates are expected to be highly motivated, detail-oriented, have outstanding organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills, and must have an excellent work ethic.

The Bauer Laboratory is part of the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging ( and the Brain and Epilepsy Alliance for Metabolism research ( The Bauer laboratory fosters interdisciplinary research and is dedicated to exploring blood-brain barrier and neurovascular function with the goal to improve treatment of brain disorders.

Applications should contain a cover letter that includes a statement of past research experience and career goals, CV, copies of 3 relevant publications (under specific request 1), and contact information for three reference (under specific request 2).

Interested candidates should apply online at the UK Jobs site. To apply, visit the site


Interested candidates should send an email to Dr. Bjoern Bauer ( Applications should contain a single PDF with a cover letter including a statement of past research experience and career goals, CV, copies of 3 relevant publications, and contact information for three references.

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