Postdoctoral Research Associate

University of Nebraska Medical Center

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Postdoctoral Research Associate


University of Nebraska Medical Center

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Requisition DetailsGENERAL REQUISITION INFORMATIONEEO 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: 2024 – 139
Department Surgery-Vascular Surgery 50000497
Business Unit(College/Institute) College of Medicine
Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular
Work Schedule 8-4:30 M-F w/ evenings and weekends as needed
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 04/19/2024Position QualificationPosition SummaryThe Department of Surgery at the University of Nebraska Medical Center has an opening for a Postdoctoral Research Associate position in a federally-funded laboratory. Applicants must have an MD, PhD, or equivalent. The research will utilize large animal (porcine) models of vascular diseases. No prior experience with swine handling is required. The projects will be directed by Dr. Jason MacTaggart. An emphasis will be placed on laboratory technical expertise, scientific experimental design, problem-solving abilities, collaborative skills, communication skills (written and oral), and grantsmanship. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience. Applications are now being accepted online at . Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Required QualificationsMD, PhD, or equivalent
Supplemental QualificationsWorking Environment & Physical RequirementsWORKING ENVIRONMENTThe 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 environmentNAPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTBending, stooping, twisting Occasionally
Crawling Not Applicable
Driving Not Applicable
Kneeling Occasionally
Reaching Occasionally
Sitting Up to 2 hours
Standing 2-5 hours
Squatting Occasionally
Walking OccasionallyEXPOSURESAtmospheric Yes
Blood/body fluids Yes
Chemical hazards Yes
Working on or around moving machinery No
Electrical current Yes
Noise No
Changes of temperature/humidity No
Wear PPE Yes
Work with laboratory animals Yes
Operating hand/power tools No
If you answered yes to any area above, please explainThe position will encounter hazards associated with working in a laboratory such as biohazardous materials and fluids stemming from tissues and cells. PPE required are gloves, lab coat, and masking as recommended by occupational health assessments.Hand/WristsFine Manipulation Both
Repetitive Motion Both
Grasping Both
If you selected any area above, please explainExperiments involve methods of dissection or surgical techniques that require repetitive grasping of tools (e.g., forceps and micropipettes) and fine manipulation to harvest tissues and cells.AddtionalDescribe any other aspects and demands of the job not listed in this description.EEO StatementEEO StatementEEO StatementThe 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 DocumentsRequired Documents * C.V.

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Omaha, NE

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Sat, 20 Apr 2024 23:06:00 GMT

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