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Postdoctoral Research Associate

University of Nebraska Medical Center

Job Description

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Full Job Description

Department Eppley Inst Research 50000686 Business Unit(College/Institute) Eppley Institute

FTE: 100

Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular

Work Schedule 8-4:30 or 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 11/18/2021

Position Qualification

Position Summary
Postdoctoral position to investigate the mechanisms of DNA replication and mutagenesis, with a particular focus on the origin of mutations that cause human diseases. A variety of experimental systems, including yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae, cultured human cells, in vitro biochemistry, mouse models, and human tissues to understand the link between DNA structure, the function of DNA polymerases and genomic instability.

Required Qualifications
Ph.D. in genetics, biochemistry, molecular biology or a related discipline.

Supplemental Qualifications
Substantial experience in one of the following areas:
(1) Mammalian cell genetics/genome editing
(2) Yeast molecular genetics
(3) Biochemistry of DNA replication proteins
(4) Mouse genetics
(5) Genomics/biofinormatics

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.
Office environment

Other working environment
N/A
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT

Bending, stooping, twisting
Occasionally

Crawling
Not Applicable

Driving
Not Applicable

Kneeling
Not Applicable

Reaching
Up to 2 hours

Sitting
Occasionally

Standing
2-5 hours

Squatting
Occasionally

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

If you answered yes to any area above, please explain
Hand/Wrists

Fine Manipulation
N/A

Repetitive Motion
N/A

Grasping
N/A

If you selected any area above, please explain
Addtional

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

EEO Statement

EEO Statement

EEO Statement
The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work and learning environment free from discrimination and harassment. UNMC is dedicated to creating an environment where everyone feels valued, respected and included. UNMC does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. UNMC complies with all local, state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination, including Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex.

Applicant Documents

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  • Cover Letter

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