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Postdoctoral Research Associate in Cellular Microbiology

Company: University of Nebraska Medical Center UNMC
Location: Omaha
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Cellular Microbiology 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: 2023-004 Department Pathology/Microbiology Business Unit(College/Institute) College of Medicine FTE: 100 Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular Work Schedule M-F: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, some evening and weekend work Requisition Category Research - Academic Requisition Title Postdoctoral Research Associate in Cellular Microbiology Job Title/Academic Rank Postdoctoral Research Associate in Cellular Microbiology 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 01/13/2023 Position Qualification Position Summary An NIH -funded Postdoctoral Research Associate position is available to study Coxiella burnetii subversion of host cholesterol in the laboratory of Dr. Stacey Gilk in the Department of Pathology and Microbiology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. The successful candidate will perform experiments characterizing both host and bacterial proteins involved in regulating cholesterol levels in the bacterial niche. Ideal candidates will have a PhD in microbiology or parasitology, cell biology, molecular biology, or genetics, and/or experience in related skill sets. The successful candidate will be a highly motivated, independent, rigorous, and hypothesis-driven scientist who will be expected to participate in training of graduate students, lab meetings, and other duties appropriate to the applicant's career goals. Application should be submitted to and include a cover letter describing research experience and interests (max. 2 pages), CV with complete list of publications, and names and contact information for three references. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Required Qualifications PhD in microbiology or parasitology, cell biology, genetics, or other related field. Experience in related scientific field of study. Supplemental Qualifications 1-2 years' experience in host-pathogen interactions AND /OR expertise in cell culture, microscopy, ELISA , bacterial growth assays, genetic manipulation of mammalian cells and bacteria, protein-protein interactions 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 Occasionally Sitting 2-5 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 No Wear PPE Yes Work with laboratory animals No Radiation Operating hand/power tools No If you answered yes to any area above, please explain Lab mask, gloves and coat Hand/Wrists Fine Manipulation Both Repetitive Motion Both Grasping Both If you selected any area above, please explain Lab techniques required the above abilities. Addtional Describe any other aspects and demands of the job not listed in this description. Ability to visualize research results. 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

  • Cover Letter
  • C.V. Optional Documents
  • Other Doc Requisition Specific Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ( ).
  • Do you have, or will you possess in the near future, a Doctoral degree in the area(s) identified in this posting?
  • Yes
  • No
  • 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
    • If you do not yet have the degree required for this position, what is your expected graduation date? (Open Ended Question)
    • How many published articles do you have? (Open Ended Question)
    • Of these published articles, how many are you first-author (Open Ended Question)
    • Please enter the name of your doctoral degree-granting institution. (Open Ended Question)
    • How many years of postgraduate research experience do you have as of the date you are submitting this application? (Open Ended Question)
    • 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
      • 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
        • If Other, please specify the source. Otherwise, indicate NA. (Open Ended Question)

Keywords: University of Nebraska Medical Center UNMC, Omaha , Postdoctoral Research Associate in Cellular Microbiology, Other , Omaha, Nebraska

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