Postdoctoral Research Associate - Human Digestive Microbiome

Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture

United States

January 5, 2022

Description

Position Information Working Title Postdoctoral Research Associate - Human Digestive Microbiome

Department Food Science & Technology-0836 Requisition Number F210210 Posting Open Date 11/22/2021 Application Review Date: (To ensure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date) 01/05/2022 Posting Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Description of Work

Post-Doc Opportunity in the microbiome laboratory of Dr. Izard

The Post-Doctoral Research Associate will be focusing on the interaction of diet and the human digestive tract microbiome in context of health and disease. The project techniques include genetic material extraction, next generation sequencing, omics and ecological analyses of the microbiota, qPCR, cloning and other approaches to be determined in conjunction with the PI and in alignment with the laboratory needs and the candidate's expertise. Participation in management and recruitment for our clinical studies are expected.

The candidate should be willing to handle microbial and eukaryotic cell cultures, as well as human body fluids, tissues and excretions. The Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. will have a strong experimental basis in molecular microbiology, cell culture (prokaryote and/or eukaryotes), sample processing, omics and/or ecological analyses.

The position is available immediately. The salary will be commensurate with experience. The position will be renewed yearly based on available funding, satisfactory performance, and continued employability in the United States if applicable.

In addition to the above-described duties, the individual will be expected to accept committee assignments, reporting responsibilities, and other special ad hoc assignments as requested at the administrative unit, college/division, institute, and/or university level.

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. unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.

Minimum Required Qualifications

Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. required in related science

Preferred Qualifications

Strong experimental basis in molecular microbiology, cell culture (prokaryote and/or eukaryotes), sample processing, omics and/or ecological analyses.

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

Click “Apply to this Job” and complete the application. Attach the following documents:

  • A letter of interest.
  • Curriculum vitae.
  • Contact information for three professional references.
  • For questions or accommodations related to this position contact

    Karen Randall, krandall2@unl.edu

    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 Appointment End Date

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  • Letter of Interest
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • List of References
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