Postdoctoral 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: 2020-199 Department Genetics Cell Biology & Anatomy 50000507 Business Unit(College/Institute) College of Medicine FTE:
Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular Work Schedule 8:00am-5:00pm 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 07/24/2020 Position Qualification

Position Summary
The Department of Genetics, Cell Biology and Anatomy is recruiting a postdoctoral trainee to pursue exciting research areas in normal/malignant hematopoiesis, and fundamental problems in cellular regulation, including epigenetics. The laboratory is located in the Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, which provides a highly collaborative scholarly environment for conducting innovative basic and translational/clinical research.

We utilize diverse approaches to understand biological and mechanistic processes, including stem and progenitor cell function, blood cell development, and pathologies including cancer and bone marrow failure disorders. These studies involve genomics, proteomics, CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing, computational analysis, and powerful molecular, cellular, and biochemical methodologies in primary cells and mice. Postdoctoral trainees have opportunities to advance high-impact research projects in these areas, gain expertise in fellowship/grant/manuscript writing, and hone their critical thinking and presentation skills to prepare for careers in academia, private sector or other venues.
Required Qualifications
The successful candidate shall hold a Ph.D., have no more than two prior years of postdoctoral experience, have published at least one important first-author paper from their doctoral research and have good communication/interaction skills.
Supplemental Qualifications
Experience in cell culture, flow cytometry, and mouse modeling are preferred.
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, Animal facility Other working environment

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

Atmospheric No 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 Radiation Operating hand/power tools No If you answered yes to any area above, please explain
Chemical hazards: some chemicals used in the laboratory are hazardous and expose the user to certain risks if not properly handled.

Laboratory animals: the laboratory makes frequent use of mice and therefore exposes the incumbent to risks associated with animal use.

Fine Manipulation Both Repetitive Motion Both Grasping NA If you selected any area above, please explain
Fine manipulation and repetitive motions will be frequently required due to laboratory pipettor use and computer use.

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)
  9. * How did you hear about this position?
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    • Employee Referral
    • HERC
    • Indeed
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    • Linkedin
    • Omaha World Herald
    • UNMC Job Site
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    • Other
  10. * If Other, please specify the source. Otherwise, indicate NA.
    (Open Ended Question)

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