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Postdoctoral Research Associate

University of Nebraska Medical Center UNMC Omaha, NE

Job Description

A Postdoctoral Research Associate position is available immediately in the laboratory of Professor Howard Fox, Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. This posting is for someone with interest in working on animal and cellular models of disease. The candidate will study the neuropathogenesis of disease in one or more systems ongoing in the laboratory: SIV effects on the brain, the role of mitochondria in neurodegenerative disorders, and systems biology approaches to generation and analyses of omics data from normal and diseases specimens. We utilizd multiple platforms such as Seahorse bioenergetics, FACS, confocal and electron microscopy, viral vectors for overexpression and knockdown in vitro and vivo, cell culture, as well as metabolomics, proteomics, transcriptomics (including single cell RNAseq), and extensively utilize bioinformatics. We are looking for a candidate who will take the lead on one and participate on multiple projects, has a broad base of training and is an excellent problem solver. R01 awards from NIH and grants from MJFF currently fund this research. The successful candidate will work in a multi-disciplinary research laboratory, with a strong publication record. Candidate will have completed a PhD in Biology, Biochemistry or Chemistry or related field with expertise in laboratory research. Duties will include development of laboratory experiments, cell culture and animal work, generation of data including high content â??omicsâ?? datasets, data analysis and writing manuscripts. The candidate may also work with specimens from human subjects. Excellent communications skills are required to interact within the lab and outside collaborators. Candidate should have English language writing and strong statistical skills.Omaha, NE

Job Details

Date Posted March 16, 2019
Requisition 2019 - 105
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