Postdoctoral Research Associate

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University of Nebraska Medical Center

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Omaha, Nebraska

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Mon, 05 Apr 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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University of Nebraska Medical Center | Postdoctoral Research AssociateSkip to Main Content Toggle navigation – Home – Search Jobs – Create Account – Log In – Help – E-Verify – Frequently Asked Questions – Right To Work (English) – Right To Work (Spanish) – Quick Tips for Online Application Postdoctoral Research Associate Bookmark this Requisition | Print Preview | Apply for this Job Requisition Details Location Omaha, NE Requisition Number: 2020-214 Department Pharmacology/Exp Neuroscience Business Unit(College/Institute) College of Medicine FTE: 100 Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular Work Schedule TBD by research needs Requisition Category Research – Academic Requisition Title Postdoctoral Research Associate Job Title/Academic Rank Postdoctoral Research Associate Additional Requisition Title Appointment Type A1 – REG OTHER ACAD SAL Salary Range Salary Commensurate with Experience Job/EEO Category Professional Non-Faculty (Includes Other Academic) Job Requisition Begin Date 08/06/2020 Position Summary Seeking a candidate with a PhD degree in biological sciences with expertise in autophagy, inflammasomes, and neuroinflammation in the context of HIV and drugs of abuse comorbidity. Preference will be given to candidates with past experience in neuroinflammation. Specifically, the candidate will have experience in isolation of primary glial cells, and expertise in investigating the role of autophagy, inflammasomes, long non-coding RNAs, and microRNAs in rodents and macaques samples. Additionally, the candidate will have technical skills to apply various state of the art biochemical tools to understand these complex molecular functions in the brain. Desirably, the candidate should have sound knowledge in molecular neurobiology and bioinformatics with ability to deal the next-generation sequencing data. Work will include both in vitro and in vivo models involving cell culture and rodent models of HAND respectively. Candidate should be able to work in a team, develop research ideas and mentor technicians and students in the lab. Required Qualifications Ph.D. in biological sciences experience in behavioral neuroscience, neuroinflammation and epigenetics Supplemental Qualifications Ability to write manuscripts, give presentations and think independently. Working Environment & Physical Requirements Check the appropriate box(es) that best describes the Environment in which the primary function of the position is performed. Lab environment, Animal facility, Clinical environment Other working environment NA Bending, stooping, twisting Not Applicable Crawling Not Applicable Driving Not Applicable Kneeling Occasionally Reaching Occasionally Sitting Occasionally Standing 2-5 hours Squatting Not Applicable Walking Up to 2 hours Atmospheric Yes Blood/body fluids No Chemical hazards Yes Working on or around moving machinery Yes Electrical current No Noise No Changes of temperature/humidity No Wear PPE Yes Work with laboratory animals Yes Radiation Operating hand/power tools No If you answered yes to any area above, please explain Candidate will be exposed to laboratory chemicals, and centrifuges which would be noisy. Will also be wearing PPE when working with animals (rodents) Fine Manipulation both Repetitive Motion both Grasping both If you selected any area above, please explain Pipetting and keyboarding will involve repetitive motion and grasping. Describe any other aspects and demands of the job not listed in this description. NA Applicant Documents Required Documents – C.V. – Cover LetterOptional Documents – Other Doc Requisition Specific Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). – * Do you have, or will you possess in the near future, a Doctoral degree in the area(s) identified in this posting? – Yes – No – * If you have not yet graduated, can you provide an enrollment verification or enrollment certificate with expected graduation date from your university or institution? This can be uploaded as ‘other document’ – Yes – No – * If you do not yet have the degree required for this position, what is your expected graduation date? (Open Ended Question) – * How many published articles do you have? (Open Ended Question) – * Of these published articles, how many are you first-author (Open Ended Question) – * Please enter the name of your doctoral degree-granting institution. (Open Ended Question) – * How many years of postgraduate research experience do you have as of the date you are submitting this application? (Open Ended Question) – * Please select one of the following – I am a U.S. citizen – I am a non-citizen national of the U.S. – I am a permanent resident (Green card holder) – * How did you hear about this position? – Careerlink – Employee Referral – HERC – Indeed – Job Fair – Lincoln Journal Star – Linkedin – Omaha World Herald – UNMC Job Site – Facebook – NEWorks – Handshake – Other – * If Other, please specify the source. Otherwise, indicate NA. (Open Ended Question) Breakthroughs for life. University of Nebraska Medical Center 42nd and Emile, Omaha, NE 68198 Individuals who need accommodation during the online application or interview process may contact or to request an accommodation. 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