Sign up menu

Postdoctoral Research Associate/Pulmonary

University of Nebraska Medical Center UNMC Omaha, NE

Postdoctoral Research Associate/Pulmonary


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: 2023-000
Department Int Med Pulmonary 50000592
Business Unit(College/Institute) College of Medicine
Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular
Work Schedule TBD by supervisor and responsibilities
Requisition Category Research - Academic
Requisition Title Postdoctoral Research Associate/Pulmonary
Job Title/Academic Rank Postdoctoral Research Associate/Pulmonary
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 01/06/2023
Position Qualification

Position Summary
Postdoctoral Research Associate Advertisement -

The Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center (Omaha), is seeking postdoctoral research associates to join the Pulmonary Research Group. Areas of research involve the pathophysiology of lung disease with an emphasis on chronic and inflammatory lung diseases such as cystic fibrosis and COPD. Respiratory pathogen infections in the context of environmental and occupational exposures are existing focus areas. Using pharmacological and genetic approaches, studies are carried out in animal and cell culture models.

Successful candidates will be involved in the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data, presentation of data at national meetings, manuscript preparation, grant writing, and collaboration with faculty in ongoing and planned research. We provide mentor-based training with experienced, funded, research faculty, up to 3 years of NIH-level postdoctoral stipend, and health insurance coverage. U.S. Citizenship or a noncitizen national of the United States (or permanent resident) preferred. Candidates must have completed doctoral degree requirements prior to appointment to this fellowship.

Interested candidates should apply at the following link:
. A CV, statement of research interests and three references are required to apply. Statement of research interests and references should be uploaded under “Other Doc”. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Questions can be directed to the following:
Dr. Todd Wyatt (Tel: 402-559-3817; Email:
Dr. John Dickinson (Tel: 402-559-8442; Email:

Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine Division, Department of Internal Medicine,
University of Nebraska Medical Center
985910 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5910
Required Qualifications
Supplemental Qualifications

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. Office environment, Lab environment
Other working environment
Full extent of working environments TBD by academic and research activity.

Bending, stooping, twisting Occasionally
Crawling Not Applicable
Driving 2-5 hours
Kneeling Not Applicable
Reaching Occasionally
Sitting Up to 2 hours
Standing Up to 2 hours
Squatting Occasionally
Walking Up to 2 hours

Atmospheric Yes
Blood/body fluids Yes
Chemical hazards Yes
Working on or around moving machinery No
Electrical current No
Noise No
Changes of temperature/humidity Yes
Wear PPE No
Work with laboratory animals No
Operating hand/power tools No
If you answered yes to any area above, please explain
Full extent of exposures TBD by academic and research activity.

Fine Manipulation yes - both
Repetitive Motion yes - both
Grasping yes - both
If you selected any area above, please explain
Full extent of hand/wrist involvement and repetitive motion TBD by academic and research activity.

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. Other Doc
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter

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)
    • Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status
  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 March 24, 2023
Requisition 2023-000
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
SOC Category 00-0000.00

Similar Jobs

27 March ( Today )

Sales Assistant - Ft Lauderdale, FL

27 March ( Today )

VP Agribuisness Lender (Swine)

27 March ( Today )

Online Adjunct Pathophysiology Faculty