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Postdoctoral Research Associate

Job Description

Requisition Details

EEO Statement:
UNMC is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, including an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Location Omaha, NE
Requisition Number: 2023-177
Department Pharmacology/Exp Neuroscience 50000523
Business Unit(College/Institute) College of Medicine
Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular
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 05/19/2023

Position Qualification

Position Summary
Immediate opening for a highly motivated postdoctoral research associate to join a
neuroimmunology and neurovirology group to study HIV induced neuropathology and develop
strategies for viral eradication from central nervous system using a novel mouse model.
Experience in HIV-1 biology and disease pathogenesis is helpful but not mandatory. To
accelerate established efforts, team requires the candidate to partner with on-site scientists with
virological, animal model and neuroscience expertise. The program was the first to develop a
novel humanized mouse model for the studies of HIV brain infection. The overarching goal is to
understand the HIV neuropathogenesis using the new mouse model and to develop HIV cure
Required Qualifications
Ph.D. in immunology, virology, neuroscience or related field
Supplemental Qualifications
Experience in basic molecular biology, immunology and histochemistry techniques is required.
Experience in HIV-1 biology and disease pathogenesis is helpful but not mandatory.
PCR, qPCR, immuno cytochemistry, western blot,
Cell culture. research experience with mice would be desirable.
The candidate should have basic understanding virology and immunology, and knowledge in
neuroscience is preferred. Providing oversight and troubleshooting in basic and applied
immunology, cell biology and molecular biology is required that include, but not limited to, flow
cytometry, DNA/RNA extraction, PCR, RT-qPCR, cell culture, virus production, viral titration and
immunocytochemistry. The ability to work independently and cooperatively is essential.
Candidates must have good writing and communication skills. Ample opportunities for career
development, grant writing and faculty appointments possible.

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