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Postdoctoral Research Associate

University of Nebraska Medical Center UNMC Omaha, NE

Job Description

The Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) is seeking a motivated and independent postdoctoral research associate to work in a laboratory which has a strong background in characterization of functional roles of extracellular vesicles in HIV/SIV neuropathogenesis and methamphetamine abuse. There is also a significant interest to study genetic and epigenetic models of addiction. Experience with behavioral models used in addiction neuroscience (e.g., locomotion, place conditioning, self-administration) would be considered a strength. A Ph.D. degree with a strong background in molecular & cellular neuroscience or addiction biology or related discipline is required. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated to contribute to existing programs as well as to develop their own research program. Previous experience in any of the fields such as neuroscience, addiction biology, exosomes, non-coding RNA and animal models of disease are desirable. Candidates should be able to work with rodents specifically rats and willing to learn and develop self-administration model in the laboratory. Candidates must have a strong publication record and should have very good oral and written communication skills. Applications are being accepted online at http://unmc.peopleadmin.com/postings/42050. Please include three letters of recommendation, signed, on letterhead, describing the relationship to the applicant, past work/academic performance, work qualities/personal conduct and an overall assessment of potential for success in research environment. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Job Details

Date Posted December 7, 2018
Requisition 2018 - 367
Located In Omaha, NE
Salary Comment Salary Commensurate with Experience
Department Pharmacology/Exp Neuroscience 50000523
Function Professional Non-Faculty (Includes Other Academic)
SOC Category 00-0000.00