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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: 2024 - 219
Department COP Pharmaceutical Science 50000722
Business Unit(College/Institute) College of Pharmacy
FTE:
100
Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular
Work Schedule M-F 8am-5pm
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 07/02/2024
Position Qualification

Position Summary
The Sun Lab in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) is seeking motivated postdoctoral research associates with background in chemistry and gene/drug delivery . We are dedicated to designing and developing nanocarriers for the effective delivery of small molecule drugs and/or therapeutic genes (such as siRNA, plasmids, mRNA) for the treatment of cancer and other diseases; developing new strategies to overcome major clinical translation barriers in nanomedicine; and exploring the potential mechanisms of nanomedicine-based cancer immunotherapy, epigenetic therapy. The candidate will be responsible for using chemical tools to develop new nanoformulations with low toxicity and high delivery efficacy, and tackle the problems in the treatment of cancer and other diseases.
Required Qualifications
Ph.D. degree in chemistry, biology, or in a related field
Supplemental Qualifications
Expertise in chemical synthesis, in vitro and in vivo studies is highly demanded. Priority will be given to applicants with chemical synthesis experience.

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. Lab environment
Other working environment
NA
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT

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

Atmospheric No
Blood/body fluids Yes
Chemical hazards No
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
animal studies 


Hand/Wrists

Fine Manipulation Both
Repetitive Motion Both
Grasping Both
If you selected any area above, please explain
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.
  2. Cover Letter
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)
    • 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 July 2, 2024
Requisition 2024 - 219
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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