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Position: Postdoctoral Research Associate
Institution: University of Nebraska Medical Center
Location: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Duties: The Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience at the University of Nebraska Medical Center invites applications for TWO postdoctoral research positions. We are seeking exceptionally motivated and talented individuals to join our dynamic team, dedicated to pioneering research at the intersection of HIV infection, drug abuse, neuroinflammation and aging
Requirements: Ph.D. in biological sciences, biochemistry, immunology, pharmacology, physiology, or pathology
   
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 - 186 Department Pharmacology/Exp Neuroscience 50000523 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 05/24/2024 Position Qualification Position Summary The Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience at the University of Nebraska Medical Center invites applications for TWO postdoctoral research positions. We are seeking exceptionally motivated and talented individuals to join our dynamic team, dedicated to pioneering research at the intersection of HIV infection, drug abuse, neuroinflammation and aging. As part of the cutting-edge research projects, you will advance our understanding of how these factors contribute to neuroinflammation. Responsibilities include designing and conducting innovative experiments, analyzing complex mechanisms, writing high-impact manuscripts, and contributing to competitive grant applications. This position offers an unparalleled opportunity for professional growth and development within a collaborative and vibrant research environment, providing access to state-of-the-art facilities. We are looking for candidates with a strong background in neurobiology and neurobehavior in the context of neuropathogenesis and inflammation. Proficiency in advanced molecular and cellular techniques, along with experience in neurobiology and a proven track record of scientific excellence is required. Ideal candidates will have experience in critical areas such as neuronal culturing and spine density assessments, microglial functional and structural analysis, and rodent behavioral experiments, cell signaling relating to inflammation, ferroptosis and pyroptosis. Expertise in dysregulated autophagy, mitophagy, and lysosomal dysfunction is desirable. To succeed in this role, candidates must demonstrate exceptional communication skills, a strong independent work ethics, and the ability to collaborate effectively with a multidisciplinary team. Above all, we seek individuals passionate about making groundbreaking contributions to the field of neurobiology. If you are ready to take on this exciting challenge and make a significant impact in the field, we encourage you to apply. Join us in our mission to advance scientific discovery and improve health outcomes through innovative research. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Required Qualifications Ph.D. in biological sciences, biochemistry, immunology, pharmacology, physiology, or pathology. Supplemental Qualifications Ability to write manuscripts, give presentations and think independently. 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. Lab environment, Animal facility Other working environment NA PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT Bending, stooping, twisting Occasionally Crawling Not Applicable Driving Not Applicable Kneeling Not Applicable Reaching Occasionally Sitting 2-5 hours Standing 2-5 hours Squatting Not Applicable Walking Occasionally EXPOSURES Atmospheric Yes 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 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) Hand/Wrists 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 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. Cover Letter Optional 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) 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. 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