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Postdoctoral Research Associate

University of Nebraska Medical Center UNMC Omaha, NE

Job Description

An NIAID/NIH-funded Postdoctoral Research Associate position is available to study membrane organization in chlamydial organisms and the chlamydial inclusion membrane in the laboratory of Dr. Elizabeth Rucks in the Department of Pathology and Microbiology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. The position will conduct studies on the chlamydial hijacking of host SNARE proteins (eukaryotic proteins involved in membrane fusion events) and how chlamydial recruitment of host lipids impacts chlamydial membrane organization. The successful applicant will be a highly motivated, independent, and hypothesis-driven scientist who will be expected to participate in training of graduate students, lab meetings, and other duties appropriate to the applicantâ??s career goals. Application should include a cover letter describing research experience and interests (max. 2 pages), CV with complete list of publications, and names and contact information for three references.

Job Details

Date Posted May 14, 2018
Requisition 2018 - 042
Located In Omaha, NE
Salary Comment Salary Commensurate with Experience
Department Pathology/Microbiology 50000521
Function Professional Non-Faculty (Includes Other Academic)
SOC Category 00-0000.00