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Postdoctoral Research Associate

University of Nebraska Medical Center UNMC Omaha, NE

Postdoctoral Research Associate


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: 2022-281
Department Genetics Cell Biology & Anatomy 50000507
Business Unit(College/Institute) College of Medicine
Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular
Work Schedule 8:00am - 5:00pm
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 08/29/2022
Position Qualification

Position Summary
The Ghosal Lab is interested in the molecular mechanisms of genome integrity in cancer and premature aging syndromes. Using mammalian cell culture and mouse models we study the deregulation of DNA damage response pathways in cancer and age-related disorders. In particular, the lab has made contributions to a better understanding of the DNA-Protein crosslink repair pathway. We utilize a variety of approaches including biochemistry, proteomics, cell biology, and molecular biology techniques.

Applicants must attach their Curriculum Vitae, a cover letter describing their background and research interests, and three letters of recommendations.
Required Qualifications
PhD or MD/PhD degree in the fields of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, or a related discipline.

A strong experimental background with evidence of experimental skills related to cell biology and molecular biology is mandatory.
Supplemental Qualifications
The candidate should have evidence of prior productive scientific work in the form of publications in peer-reviewed journals.

Previous working experience with cell culture and mouse models is preferred.

Working Environment & Physical Requirements


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
Other working environment

Bending, stooping, twisting Not Applicable
Crawling Not Applicable
Driving Not Applicable
Kneeling Not Applicable
Reaching Not Applicable
Sitting Up to 2 hours
Standing Not Applicable
Squatting Not Applicable
Walking Occasionally

Atmospheric No
Blood/body fluids No
Chemical hazards Yes
Working on or around moving machinery No
Electrical current No
Noise No
Changes of temperature/humidity No
Wear PPE No
Work with laboratory animals No
Operating hand/power tools No
If you answered yes to any area above, please explain
The lab uses chemicals which have hazardous properties.

Fine Manipulation NA
Repetitive Motion NA
Grasping NA
If you selected any area above, please explain

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
  1. C.V.
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Doc
Optional Documents

    Requisition Specific Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * Do you have, or will you possess in the near future, a Doctoral degree in the area(s) identified in this posting?
      • Yes
      • No
    2. * 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
    3. * If you do not yet have the degree required for this position, what is your expected graduation date?

      (Open Ended Question)

    4. * How many published articles do you have?

      (Open Ended Question)

    5. * Of these published articles, how many are you first-author

      (Open Ended Question)

    6. * Please enter the name of your doctoral degree-granting institution.

      (Open Ended Question)

    7. * How many years of postgraduate research experience do you have as of the date you are submitting this application?

      (Open Ended Question)

    8. * 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)
    9. * 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
    10. * If Other, please specify the source. Otherwise, indicate NA.

      (Open Ended Question)

    Instant Answers
    providedProvided by company
    Full-time Employee
    Date Posted February 28, 2023
    Requisition 2022-281
    Located In Omaha, NE
    Job Type Full-time Employee
    SOC Category 00-0000.00

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