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Postdoctoral Research Associate

University of Nebraska Medical Center UNMC Omaha, NE
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Postdoctoral Research Associate

GENERAL REQUISITION INFORMATION

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: 2023-197
Department Emergency Medicine 50000655
Business Unit(College/Institute) College of Medicine
FTE:
100
Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular
Work Schedule 8am-5pm with variability depending upon research in progress
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 06/09/2023
Position Qualification

Position Summary
A post-doctoral fellow position is available in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. The research focuses mainly on the regulatory role of the peripheral nervous system in peripheral tissues (such as myocardium and skeletal muscle) in pathophysiological conditions including heart failure and ischemia-reperfusion injury, supported by NIH funding. Applicant must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in Medicine/Physiology or related field. The successful applicant will be expected to master some electrophysiological techniques and animal procedures (such as measurements of skeletal muscle contraction, end-plate potentials, cardiac sympathetic nerve activity, and neurotransmitter release) and molecular biological methods (such as Western blots, real-time RT-PCR, epigenetics, single-cell RNAseq, and flow cytometry). The incumbent will be involved in the design of experimental protocols; collection, analysis and interpretation of data; preparation of oral and written scientific reports, such as presentation of results at local, state, and national meetings; composition of scientific manuscripts for submission to journals and writing grant applications; and interdepartmental seminars, journal clubs and local and national scientific societies. The incumbent will also be expected to incorporate their previous skills and knowledge into the evolution of experimental designs, methodology, data interpretations and pursuit of scientific goals. Previous experience performing in cardiovascular and neurophysiological experiments is preferred. Salary range is commensurate with experience.
Required Qualifications
Ph.D. or equivalent in Medicine/Physiology or related field
Supplemental Qualifications

Working Environment & Physical Requirements

WORKING ENVIRONMENT

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
NA
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT

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

Atmospheric No
Blood/body fluids Yes
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 Yes
Radiation
Operating hand/power tools No
If you answered yes to any area above, please explain
This is a scientific position that will be conducting experiments in a laboratory environment with animal models.
Hand/Wrists

Fine Manipulation Both
Repetitive Motion Both
Grasping Both
If you selected any area above, please explain
Experiments will be conducted and will require fine motor control and grasping and some repetitive motions.
Addtional

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.
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)

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Full-time Employee
Date Posted February 1, 2024
Requisition 2023-197
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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