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Postdoctoral Research Associate

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Requisition Details


Location Omaha, NE
Requisition Number: 2015-376
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 Position focusing on Autism Spectrum and Related Disorders 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 training position supported by the LEND (Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities) program sponsored by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau. This post-doctoral opportunity is designed to provide interdisciplinary clinical and leadership training in the Assessment/Diagnosis of, Interventions for, and/or Research in Autism Spectrum and Related Disorders. This opportunity is available in developmental medicine, nursing, psychology, social work, special education, and speech-language. Stipends are commensurate with experience and qualifications and contingent upon receipt of funding. If interested in this position, please attach your CV and letter of interest. Screening of applications will begin January 2, 2016. The University of Nebraska Medical Center is a EEO/AA employer. Individuals from diverse backgrounds 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 letters of recommendation are required.

Supplemental Qualifications

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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Client’s drool at times


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


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Applicant Documents

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

Requisition Specific Questions

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