Post Doctoral Research Associate

University of Nebaraska-Lincoln

United States

August 16, 2021


Position Information Working Title Post Doctoral Research Associate

Department Biochemistry-0831 Requisition Number F210032 Posting Open Date 04/08/2021 Application Review Date: (To ensure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date) 08/16/2021 Posting Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Description of Work

A postdoctoral research associate position with competitive salary and benefits is available in Dr. Limei Zhang's group for highly motivated candidates who are interested in redox biology, infectious disease and/or structural biology. The Zhang Group applies a suite of interdisciplinary tools to investigate the structure-mechanism relationships of metalloproteins in redox reaction, stress response and antibiotic resistance, with the support of two major federal grants. For more information about the Zhang Group, please visit the website: https: //

Job responsibilities: We seek a postdoc to investigate the roles and underlying mechanisms of bioactive molecules in metallocluster homeostasis and stress response. The duties of the postdoctoral fellow include independently designing and conducting high-quality research experiments for the assigned project under the supervisor's guidance; analyzing data and drafting manuscripts for publication; taking roles in the lab maintenance with other group members; and assisting the supervisor to mentor undergraduate and graduate students.

As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See https:// www.

Minimum Required Qualifications

The required qualifications include a recent Ph.D. degree (or expected soon) in biochemistry, chemistry, microbiology or a related field; a strong record in conducting high-quality research. Completion of Ph.D. is required prior to start of work. A successful candidate is also expected to have good communication skills, work cooperatively on multidisciplinary projects, and have mentoring experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred qualifications include expertise in advanced molecular biology (e.g. ChIP-seq, RNA-seq, or gene manipulation in bacteria) and microbiology, protein biochemistry and analytic biochemistry. Experience in transcriptional regulation or extraction of bioactive molecules is highly appreciated.

Pre-Placement Driving Record Review Required Criminal History Background Check Required No Posted Salary How to Apply

Click “Apply for this Job” and complete the information form. Attach a letter of interest with a short summary of past research experience, your curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references, including phone numbers and emails.

For questions or accommodations related to this position contact

Katelyn Rife

Job Category Job Category (old) Faculty Non-Tenure Leading Job Type Full-Time Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding? Yes If Temporary, indicate end date Planned Hire Date 10/1/2021 Appointment End Date

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  • Letter of Interest
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • List of References
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