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Postdoctoral Research Associate

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Requisition Details


Location Omaha, NE
Requisition Number: 2015-375
Department MMI Administration 50000687
Business Unit(College/Institute) Munroe-Meyer Institute


Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular
Work Schedule Hours to be arranged
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 12/03/2015

Position Qualification

Position Summary

POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE opportunity for advanced interdisciplinary clinical and leadership training in the provision of health and related care for children and adolescents with developmental and related disabilities and their families is available for one year beginning July 1, 2016. Munroe-Meyer Institute (MMI) of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, a member of the Association of University Centers on Disabilities, is offering a post-doctoral research associate position supported by the LEND (Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities) program sponsored by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau pending receipt of funding. This Research Associate position is available in health administration, developmental medicine, genetics, public health, nursing, nutrition, occupational therapy, psychology, social work, special education, and speech-language. Post-doctoral applicants in other fields may be considered. If interested in this position, please attach your CV and letter of interest. Screening of applications will begin March 2, 2016. The University of Nebraska Medical Center is a EEO/AA employer. People from diverse backgrounds, women, minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications

Applicants must have completed all the requirements for their doctoral degree by June 30, 2016. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or have a permanent resident visa. A graduate transcript and three letter of recommendation are required.

Supplemental Qualifications

Specific degree depends upon the position the applicant is applying for. Additionally required skills, knowledge and abilities depend upon the particular training program

Working Environment & Physical Requirements


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Bending, stooping, twisting Occasionally
Crawling Occasionally
Driving Occasionally
Kneeling Occasionally
Reaching Occasionally
Sitting Occasionally
Standing Occasionally
Squatting Occasionally
Walking Occasionally


Atmospheric No
Blood/body fluids Yes
Chemical hazards No
Working on or around moving machinery No
Electrical current No
Noise No
Changes of temperature/humidity No
Wear PPE No
Work with laboratory animals No
Operating hand/power tools No
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Clients’s drool at times


Fine Manipulation NA
Repetitive Motion Yes
Grasping NA
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Keyboarding and use of computer necessary daily


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Applicant Documents

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