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Postdoctoral Research Associate

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Requisition Details

GENERAL REQUISITION INFORMATION

Location Omaha, NE
Requisition Number: 2017 - 173
Department Eppley Inst Research 50000686
Business Unit(College/Institute) Eppley Institute
FTE:

100

Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular
Work Schedule TBD 8-5pm
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

Conduct research on proliferation, apoptosis, epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition(EMT), invasion and metastasis in tissue culture celss as well as in mouse models.
Main focus will be to identify genes/pathways as well as microRNAs that are involved in metastasis and drug resistance of a variety of cancers including colon, breast, pancreatic and prostate cancer
Conduct research on the roles of cancer stem cells in cancer metastasis and drug resistance and research on cancer immunology, tumor microenvironment and angiogenesis using mouse models.

Required Qualifications

Ph. D. degree in molecular biology, cell biology, genetics, biochemistry or related area.

Supplemental Qualifications

Experience with human or mouse cell culture.
Experience with genetic mouse models, immunology and/or bioinformatics is highly recommended.

Working Environment & Physical Requirements

WORKING ENVIRONMENT

The information provided below best describes the Environment in which the primary function of the position is performed.

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Other working environment

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PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT

Bending, stooping, twisting Occasionally
Crawling Not Applicable
Driving Not Applicable
Kneeling Not Applicable
Reaching Occasionally
Sitting Up to 2 hours
Standing 2-5 hours
Squatting Not Applicable
Walking Occasionally

EXPOSURES

Atmospheric No
Blood/body fluids No
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
Radiation
Operating hand/power tools No
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Hand/Wrists

Fine Manipulation NA
Repetitive Motion NA
Grasping NA
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Addtional

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Applicant Documents

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

Requisition Specific Questions

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  1. * Do you have, or will you possess in the next 60 days, a PhD, MD, or Doctoral degree in the area(s) identified in this posting?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear about this position?
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    • Employee Referral
    • HERC
    • Indeed
    • Job Fair
    • Lincoln Journal Star
    • Linkedin
    • Omaha World Herald
    • UNMC Job Site
    • Other
  3. * If Other, please specify the source. Otherwise, indicate NA.

    (Open Ended Question)