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University of Nebraska Medical Center UNMC Omaha, NE



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: 2024 - 130
Department Biochem and Molecular Biology 50000510
Business Unit(College/Institute) College of Medicine
Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular
Work Schedule TBD
Requisition Category Faculty
Requisition Title Instructor
Job Title/Academic Rank Instructor
Additional Requisition Title
Appointment Type L1 - REG SPECIAL FAC/S
Salary Range Salary Commensurate with Experience
Job/EEO Category Faculty
Job Requisition Begin Date 05/06/2024
Position Qualification

Position Summary
The Schott Lab at the University of Nebraska Medical Center is seeking a Research Instructor to study lipid droplets and their role in liver disease. Our goal is to explore new molecular mechanisms governing autophagy and lipolysis of lipid droplets during hepatic steatosis, liver injury, and liver cancer. We are seeking enthusiastic candidates with research interests in one or more of the following areas: cell biology, high resolution light and electron microscopy, live-cell imaging, bioimage analysis, lipid biochemistry, liver disease, cancer, and/or animal models of metabolic disease. High importance will be placed on aiding the successful candidate toward achieving future career goals.

Applicants should have PhD and/or MD in a related field with relevant research experience. Interested candidates should apply at the following link: . Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Required Qualifications
Applicants should have PhD and/or MD in a related field with relevant research experience.
Supplemental Qualifications
Successful applicants will have demonstrated examples of research productivity, as well as a strong willingness to collaborate with others in a team setting. Prior experience training students 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, Animal facility
Other working environment

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

Atmospheric Yes
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 Yes
Operating hand/power tools No
If you answered yes to any area above, please explain
All approved precautions will be used when working with hazards in the lab setting.

Fine Manipulation both
Repetitive Motion both
Grasping both
If you selected any area above, please explain
General lab benchwork

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
  2. Other Doc

Requisition Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an MD or MD/PhD degree in the field identified in the posting?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * 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
  3. * If Other, please specify the source. Otherwise, indicate NA.

    (Open Ended Question)

Instant Answers
providedProvided by company
Full-time Employee
Date Posted May 7, 2024
Requisition 2024 - 130
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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