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Postdoctoral Research Associate/Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Employer
University of Nebraska Medical Center UNMC
Location
Omaha, NE
Closing date
Jul 22, 2024
Postdoctoral Research Associate/Gastroenterology and Hepatology 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: 2023-254 Department Int Med GI 50001304 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/Gastroenterology and Hepatology Job Title/Academic Rank Postdoctoral Research Associate/Gastroenterology and Hepatology 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 08/11/2023 Position Qualification

Position Summary An Immediate post-doctoral position is available to study the effect of alcohol on liver-gut-adipose axes. To model these organ interplay communications, we will use in vivo rodent models of alcohol-induced organ injury in wildtype and transgenic models and in vitro approaches culturing hepatocytes, non-parenchymal liver cells, adipocytes, intestinal epithelial cells and organoids. The candidate needs to be proficient with handling rats and mice. Candidates will be involved in collection, analysis and interpretation of experimental data; presentation of data at national meetings; manuscript preparation, and grant writing.

Required Qualifications

Candidate must possess a PhD degree and have expertise in cell culture and animal work (including breeding, gavaging, ip/iv injections/blood collections), western blot analysis, molecular biology techniques, immunohistochemistry, confocal microscopy and other biochemical procedures. Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to work independently and as a part of a team, working knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Image and Statistical analysis software is required.

Candidate should have first author publications in peer-reviewed journals and should have the ability to write research papers and grants.

Interested candidates should apply at the following link: https://unmc.peopleadmin.com/postings/81145 . Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Required Qualifications Ph.D. Supplemental Qualifications Experience in cell culture techniquesExperience in molecular biology (transfections, etc.)Experience in working with rats and miceExperience in liver studiesExperience in maintaining a breeding colony 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 environment TBD by research and teaching activity PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT

Bending, stooping, twisting Occasionally Crawling Not Applicable Driving Over 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 No 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 Yes Radiation Operating hand/power tools No If you answered yes to any area above, please explain Full extent of working exposures TBD by research and teaching 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 TBD by research and teaching 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.
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
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    • Other
  10. * If Other, please specify the source. Otherwise, indicate NA.
    (Open Ended Question)

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