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Postdoctoral Research Associate/Pulmonary

University of Nebraska Medical Center UNMC
Omaha, NE
Closing date
Jun 20, 2024

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Postdoctoral Research Associate/Pulmonary 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: 2023-000 Department Int Med Pulmonary 50000592 Business Unit(College/Institute) College of Medicine FTE: 100 Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular Work Schedule TBD by supervisor and responsibilities Requisition Category Research - Academic Requisition Title Postdoctoral Research Associate/Pulmonary Job Title/Academic Rank Postdoctoral Research Associate/Pulmonary 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 01/06/2023 Position Qualification

Position Summary Postdoctoral Research Associate Advertisement -

The Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center (Omaha), is seeking postdoctoral research associates to join the Pulmonary Research Group. Areas of research involve the pathophysiology of lung disease with an emphasis on chronic and inflammatory lung diseases such as cystic fibrosis and COPD. Respiratory pathogen infections in the context of environmental and occupational exposures are existing focus areas. Using pharmacological and genetic approaches, studies are carried out in animal and cell culture models.

Successful candidates will be involved in the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data, presentation of data at national meetings, manuscript preparation, grant writing, and collaboration with faculty in ongoing and planned research. We provide mentor-based training with experienced, funded, research faculty, up to 3 years of NIH-level postdoctoral stipend, and health insurance coverage. U.S. Citizenship or a noncitizen national of the United States (or permanent resident) preferred. Candidates must have completed doctoral degree requirements prior to appointment to this fellowship.

Interested candidates should apply at the following link:
. A CV, statement of research interests and three references are required to apply. Statement of research interests and references should be uploaded under "Other Doc". Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Questions can be directed to the following:
Dr. Todd Wyatt (Tel: 402-559-3817; Email:
Dr. John Dickinson (Tel: 402-559-8442; Email:

Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine Division, Department of Internal Medicine,
University of Nebraska Medical Center
985910 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5910 Required Qualifications Ph.D. 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 Full extent of working environments TBD by academic and research activity. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT

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

Atmospheric Yes Blood/body fluids Yes Chemical hazards Yes Working on or around moving machinery No Electrical current No Noise No Changes of temperature/humidity Yes Wear PPE No Work with laboratory animals No Radiation Operating hand/power tools No If you answered yes to any area above, please explain Full extent of exposures TBD by academic and research activity. Hand/Wrists

Fine Manipulation yes - both Repetitive Motion yes - both Grasping yes - both If you selected any area above, please explain Full extent of hand/wrist involvement and repetitive motion TBD by academic and research activity. 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. Other Doc
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)
    • 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)

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