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Postdoctoral Research Associate

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Requisition Details


Location Omaha, NE
Requisition Number: 2017 - 121
Department Genetics Cell Biology & Anatomy 50000507
Business Unit(College/Institute) College of Medicine


Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular
Work Schedule 8:00am-5:00pm
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
Job/EEO Category Professional Non-Faculty (Includes Other Academic)
Job Requisition Begin Date 05/08/2017

Position Qualification

Position Summary

A postdoctoral position is available immediately to conduct research in the area of cancer molecular biology and biochemistry. The requirements for the position are, candidate must have doctoral degree Ph.D. and/or M.D., (including those conferred outside of U.S.) in the field of Biology. A substantial practical and conceptual knowledge of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, as documented by peer-reviewed publications is required. Ability to prepare scientific manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals. Knowledge of basic principles of various common equipments used in the biology laboratory. Able to conduct fairly independent research without day-to-day supervision of the principal investigator. Participate in teaching of basic principles of safety regulation and good laboratory practice to graduate students and research assistants.

Required Qualifications

Ph.D. and/or M.D.

Supplemental Qualifications

Working Environment & Physical Requirements


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. Office environment, Lab environment, Animal facility
Other working environment



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


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
Operating hand/power tools No
If you answered yes to any area above, please explain

The position will encounter hazards associated with working in a laboratory such as biohazardous materials and fluids stemming from tissues and cells.


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

Experiments involve methods of dissection or surgical techniques that require repetitive grasping of tools (e.g., forceps and micropipettes) and fine manipulation to harvest tissues and cells.


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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    • Other
  2. * If Other, please specify the source. Otherwise, indicate NA.

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