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Postdoctoral Research Associate

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Requisition Details

GENERAL REQUISITION INFORMATION

Location Omaha, NE
Requisition Number: 2017 - 048
Department Pharmacology/Exp Neuroscience 50000523
Business Unit(College/Institute) College of Medicine
FTE:

100

Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular
Work Schedule TBD by Research Needs
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 02/15/2017

Position Qualification

Position Summary

Investigate neuroAIDS molecular mechanisms and HIV-induced vascular dysfunction using in vivo and in vitro techniques, and animal models. You will conduct experiments to study HIV genotyping, gene sequencing, epigenetic and molecular events associated with dysfunction of microvasculature in HIV-1 associated neurocognitive disorders and HIV-associated cardiovascular diseases. You will work with other members in the research team to perform multiple functional in vivo and in vitro studies. You will utilize mouse models in association with flow cytometry, immunohistochemistry analyses and advanced molecular biology (molecular cloning, gene transfection and expression, siRNA technology and ChiP assays). Additional studies will be performed using human HIV-1 infected cellular models, cellular biology and protein chemistry techniques.

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. Lab environment, Animal facility
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 2-5 hours
Squatting Occasionally
Walking Occasionally

EXPOSURES

Atmospheric Yes
Blood/body fluids Yes
Chemical hazards Yes
Working on or around moving machinery No
Electrical current No
Noise Yes
Changes of temperature/humidity Yes
Wear PPE Yes
Work with laboratory animals Yes
Radiation
Operating hand/power tools No
If you answered yes to any area above, please explain

Working in animal facility

Hand/Wrists

Fine Manipulation both
Repetitive Motion both
Grasping both
If you selected any area above, please explain

Pipetting, Keyboarding

Addtional

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. C.V.
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Other Doc

Requisition Specific Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this position?
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  2. * If Other, please specify the source. Otherwise, indicate NA.

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