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Postdoctoral Research Associate

University of Nebraska Medical Center UNMC Omaha, NE
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Job Description

Postdoctoral Research Associate (PRA) will engage in full-time advanced research training under the supervision and direction of faculty sponsor in the sponsorâ??s research program. PRAâ??s are supported by the College and, as appropriate, by the sponsorâ??s grants. PRAâ??s must relocate to the sponsorâ??s location for active participation in the sponsorâ??s program of research and to take advantage of the many interdisciplinary scientific opportunities afforded by the University. Program outcomes focus on accelerating the traineeâ??s entry into a research career and include: 1) give a minimum of one research presentation per year( e.g. conference, meeting, seminar, or brown bag); 2) Attend/watch a minimum of 8 out of 12 monthly lectures/seminars that support your research; 3) Submit a grant proposal as Principal Investigator to NIH or other appropriate funding source each year or until funding is received; 4) Submit a minimum of two refereed journal articles as first author; 5) Submit a minimum of one abstract for a presentation at a regional or national research conference Expectations of this program are: 1. Achieve and/or make acceptable progress toward achieving CENTRIC Postdoc Yearly Outcomes. 2. Submit an Individual Development Plan (IDP) within 3 months of entrance to the program. 3. Complete Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) training within first 6 months of assignment (if needed). 4. Devote 100% effort to research activities unless a different allocation negotiated. 5. Remain current on all required regulatory training based on your project and institutional requirements. 6. Meet with primary mentor weekly and other mentors as needed to discuss progress and concerns. Meet with mentoring team every 6 months 7. Meet (along with your mentor[s]) with the chair of the CENTRIC Postdoc Committee at least twice year (every 6 months). 8. Submit an annual written report to be reviewed by the CENTRIC Postdoc Committee prior to submission to UNMC Office of Postdoctoral Education 9. Join or continue active participation in a regional or national professional organization that supports your research efforts.

Job Details

Date Posted May 14, 2018
Requisition 2018 - 055
Located In Omaha, NE
Salary Comment Salary Commensurate with Experience
Department CON-Omaha Division 50000658
Function Professional Non-Faculty (Includes Other Academic)
SOC Category 00-0000.00
Location