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Postdoctoral Research Associate

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Requisition Details

GENERAL REQUISITION INFORMATION

Location Omaha, NE
Requisition Number: 2017 - 167
Department Biochem and Molecular Biology 50000510
Business Unit(College/Institute) College of Medicine
FTE:

100

Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular
Work Schedule TBD
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 06/27/2017

Position Qualification

Position Summary

Postdoctoral position is available immediately to study the mechanism and functional consequences of overexpression of N-acetylglucosaminyltransferase-V (MGAT5) in prostate cancer. Our goal is to explore the contribution of MGAT5-mediated abnormally glycosylated serine proteases in metastasis of prostate cancer. We offer an interesting project with opportunities for creative input.

Required Qualifications

PhD or MD/PhD with strong background in glycobiology, cancer biology, working with genetically engineered mice and high-resolution microscopy.

Supplemental Qualifications

· First author publications in the biochemistry, cancer glycobiology or cell/molecular biology fields
· Excellent verbal and written English communication skills

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 Not Applicable
Crawling Not Applicable
Driving Not Applicable
Kneeling Not Applicable
Reaching Occasionally
Sitting 2-5 hours
Standing 2-5 hours
Squatting Not Applicable
Walking Occasionally

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 No
Work with laboratory animals Yes
Radiation
Operating hand/power tools No
If you answered yes to any area above, please explain

All proper precautions will be used when working with hazardous materials per UNMC guidelines.

Hand/Wrists

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

lab benchwork

Addtional

Describe any other aspects and demands of the job not listed in this description.

Applicant Documents

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

Requisition Specific Questions

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

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