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Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Biomedical Sciences

Creighton University
Omaha, NE
Closing date
Jun 5, 2023

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Creighton University is seeking to hire a Postdoctoral Research Fellow for the Department of Biomedical Sciences at the School of Medicine at Creighton University. To learn about the lab click here:

Key Responsibilities

Specifically, we are seeking talented, highly motivated individuals who are broadly interested in the molecular and cellular basis of aging and age-related disease. Our research focuses on identifying the molecular changes that occur with age that contribute to development of age-related diseases, including but not limited to cancer biology. We are interested in understanding dysregulation of protein homeostasis with age and under cellular stress conditions, including the upstream regulatory signaling pathways and downstream targets of E3 ubiquitin ligases.

Ideal candidate will be expected to develop the project independently and will also have the opportunity to interact and participate in other studies of our multidisciplinary group of aging and cancer researchers in the lab and throughout the department. Our research team highly values creativity and independence in a collaborative and collegial academic environment. Learn more about Dr. Brian North here:

Successful candidates will have a recent doctorate in areas related to cell and molecular biology, protein degradation, cancer, and/or aging, supported by strong publications. Prior experience in mouse models of aging and/or cancer would be advantageous.

Candidates will also be asked to assist in training of laboratory staff and graduate students in research techniques as well as writing grant proposals. This is a full time, grant funded role.


  • Applicants should have a Ph.D., M.D., or M.D./Ph.D. degree
  • Significant research accomplishments and scholarly promise

How to Apply

Applicants must apply with the following materials attached to the online application.
  1. Curriculum vitae
  2. A brief summary of research to date and preferred research directions for the next few years
  3. Names of three referees who can write letters of recommendation (at least one outside the applicant's home institution)

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

If you have any questions submitting your application or materials, please don't hesitate to contact

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Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.

Disclosure Statement
This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.

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