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Position: Postdoctoral Research Associate
Institution: University of Nebraska Medical Center
Location: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Duties: A Postdoctoral Research Associate position is available in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center
Requirements: M.D or PhD or equivalent in Medicine/Physiology or related field
Text: Skip to Main Content Toggle navigation Home Search Jobs Log In /Create Account 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 GENERAL REQUISITION INFORMATION EEO Statement: UNMC is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, including an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Location Omaha, NE Requisition Number: 2024 - 159 Department Emergency Medicine 50000655 Business Unit(College/Institute) College of Medicine FTE: 100 Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular Work Schedule 8am-5pm with variability depending upon research in progress 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 05/02/2024 Position Qualification Position Summary A Postdoctoral Research Associate position is available in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. A M.D., Ph.D. or equivalent in Medicine/Physiology or related field is required. The research focuses mainly on the regulatory role of the peripheral nervous system in peripheral tissues (such as myocardium and skeletal muscle) in pathophysiological conditions including heart failure, diabetes, and ischemia-reperfusion injury, supported by NIH funding. The successful applicant will be expected to master electrophysiological techniques (including patch clamp) and intricate surgical procedures, especially surgical coronary artery ligation-induced heart failure, in vivo local microinjection into peripheral ganglia, and implantation of optogenetic probe for optogenetic stimulation and radio-telemeters for the ECG and blood pressure recording. This position will be involved in the design of experimental protocols; collection, analysis and interpretation of data; preparation of oral and written scientific reports, such as presentation of results at local, state, and national meetings; composition of scientific manuscripts for submission to journals and writing grant applications; and interdepartmental seminars, journal clubs and local and national scientific societies. This position will also be expected to incorporate previous skills and knowledge into the evolution of experimental designs, methodology, data interpretations and pursuit of scientific goals. Previous experience performing in cardiovascular and neurophysiological experiments is preferred. Interested candidates should apply at the following link: https://unmc.peopleadmin.com/postings/85550 . Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Applicants are required to include three letters of recommendation along with their application. Required Qualifications M.D or PhD or equivalent in Medicine/Physiology or related field. Supplemental Qualifications Working Environment & Physical Requirements WORKING ENVIRONMENT The information provided below best describes the Environment in which the primary function of the position is performed. Check the appropriate box(es) that best describes the Environment in which the primary function of the position is performed. Office environment, Lab environment Other working environment NA PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT Bending, stooping, twisting Occasionally Crawling Not Applicable Driving Not Applicable Kneeling Occasionally Reaching Over 5 hours Sitting 2-5 hours Standing Over 5 hours Squatting Occasionally Walking 2-5 hours EXPOSURES Atmospheric No Blood/body fluids Yes Chemical hazards Yes Working on or around moving machinery No Electrical current No Noise No Changes of temperature/humidity No Wear PPE No Work with laboratory animals Yes Radiation Operating hand/power tools No If you answered yes to any area above, please explain This is a scientific position that will be conducting experiments in a laboratory environment with animal models. Hand/Wrists Fine Manipulation Both Repetitive Motion Both Grasping Both If you selected any area above, please explain Experiments will be conducted and will require fine motor control and grasping and some repetitive motions. Addtional Describe any other aspects and demands of the job not listed in this description. EEO Statement EEO Statement EEO Statement The University of Nebraska Medical Center ( UNMC ) is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work and learning environment free from discrimination and harassment. UNMC is dedicated to creating an environment where everyone feels valued, respected and included. UNMC does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. UNMC complies with all local, state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination, including Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex. Applicant Documents Required Documents C.V. Other Doc Optional Documents Cover Letter 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) Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status * 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 402-559-4070 or jobs@unmc.edu to request an accommodation. For questions regarding application, please contact UNMC Staffing at jobs@unmc.edu To ensure the security of your data, you will be logged out due to inactivity in 3 minutes at . Any data not saved will be lost. 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