Postdoctoral Research Associate
GENERAL REQUISITION INFORMATION
|EEO Statement:|| |
UNMC is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, including an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
|Department||Pharmacology/Exp Neuroscience 50000523|
|Business Unit(College/Institute)||College of Medicine|
|Work Schedule||TBD by Research Needs|
|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||10/24/2022|
|Position Summary|| |
The Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience, at the University of Nebraska Medical Center has an immediate opening for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to elucidate mechanisms that contribute to heart failure in HIV infection using a humanized mouse model. The work entails generating and caring for humanized mice, infecting humanized mice with HIV, treating infected mice with anti-retroviral and other drugs, measuring and analyzing longitudinal cardiac functions (echo, EKG etc), analyzing blood and organs samples for proteins, inflammation markers using biochemical, immunohistochemical and immunofluorescence methods. Knowledge of cardiac myocyte isolation, contraction, evoked Ca2+ transients, metabolomics, proteomics and RNA sequencing advantageous. The candidate will also help train graduate students and assist with managing the day-to-day research activities in the lab. Interested applicants should upload (1) resume, (2) a one-page summary of previous research experience, and (3) three letters of recommendation as â€œother documentsâ€ with the application.
|Required Qualifications|| |
Ph.D. in Pharmacology/Physiology with knowledge in assessing in vivo cardiac function (echo, EKG) as indicated by peer reviewed research publication(s).
|Supplemental Qualifications|| |
Experience preferred in generating, breeding, handling and caring for transgenic mouse colonies, standard biochemical assays including immunohistochemistry/fluorescence, Western blots, etc, and willingness to work with infectious viruses.
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