Research Associate

University of Nebraska Medical Center UNMC
Omaha, NE
Closing date
Jun 12, 2023

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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: 2023-080 Department Neurological Sciences 50001975 Business Unit(College/Institute) College of Medicine FTE: 100 Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular Work Schedule As directed by supervisor Requisition Category Research - Academic Requisition Title Research Associate Job Title/Academic Rank 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 03/03/2023 Position Qualification

Position Summary The Department of Neurological Sciences at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) seeks a Research Associate that will work in the laboratory of Dr. Howard Fox.
This Research Associate would work on animal and cellular models of disease. Study the Neuropathogenesis of disease in one or more systems ongoing in the laboratory; SIV effects on the brain, the role of mitochondria in neurodegenerative disorders, and systems biology approaches to generation and analyses of omics data from normal and diseases specimens.Duties will include development of laboratory experiments, cell culture and animal work, generation of data including high content 'omics' datasets, data analysis and writing manuscripts.Work with specimens from human subjects. Required Qualifications Ph.D. in an appropriate scientific field within Neuroscience.
Strong scientific writing skills and excellent communication skills.
Previous experience in animal and cellular models of disease.Data analysis experience. 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 Up to 2 hours Sitting Over 5 hours Standing Over 5 hours Squatting Occasionally Walking 2-5 hours EXPOSURES

Atmospheric Yes Blood/body fluids Yes Chemical hazards Yes Working on or around moving machinery No Electrical current No Noise Yes Changes of temperature/humidity No Wear PPE Yes Work with laboratory animals Yes Radiation Operating hand/power tools No If you answered yes to any area above, please explain Working with hazardous chemicals & bio-fluids. (Lab has fume hood.)
Noise depends on the equipment being used, happens occasionally.
PPE is worn with any animal work. Hand/Wrists

Fine Manipulation Both Repetitive Motion Both Grasping Both If you selected any area above, please explain cell culture and animal work 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
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