Postdoctoral Research Associate

University of Nebraska Medical Center

United States

December 26, 2021

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: 2021-409 Department Surgery-Transplant 50003933 Business Unit(College/Institute) College of Medicine FTE:

100%

Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular Work Schedule M-F 8:00-5:00 Occasional evenings and weekends 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 11/24/2021

Position Summary

One Postdoctoral Research Associate position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Jingwei Xie within the Department of Surgery-Transplant and Holland Regenerative Medicine Program at University of Nebraska Medical Center. Studies in the laboratory are focused on the design of nanofiber scaffolds for regenerative medicine. In addition, the laboratory explores the mechanisms of constructive remodeling of tissue engineered constructs by delineating how host tissue microenvironments interact, populate, and integrate into scaffold environments in vivo. Our group synergizes the expertise of clinicians, bioengineers, and molecular biologists in a dynamic research environment to produce clinically-viable biomaterials. Experience with stem cells for regenerative medicine is required. Strong history of publications in the areas of regenerative medicine, biomaterials, drug delivery, and tissue engineering are required. Pathology and/or immunological expertise is a plus. The candidate should be able to work independently as well as with a team of investigators. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, are essential and an established publication record in biomaterials and tissue engineering is desired. This is an outstanding opportunity for persons interested in ultimately pursuing a medical and/or bioengineering career path. Applicants must have a PhD, and/or MD. Applications are being accepted online athttps:// unmc.peopleadmin.com/postings/XXXXX. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encourage to apply.

Required Qualifications

PhD and/or MD

Supplemental Qualifications

Experience with stem cells for regenerative medicine

Strong history of publications in the areas of regenerative medicine, biomaterials, drug delivery, and tissue engineering

Working Environment & Physical Requirements

Check the appropriate box(es) that best describes the Environment in which the primary function of the position is performed. Office environment, Lab environment, Animal facility

Other working environment

NA

Bending, stooping, twisting Occasionally

Crawling Not Applicable Driving Not Applicable Kneeling Occasionally Reaching Occasionally Sitting Up to 2 hours Standing Occasionally Squatting Occasionally Walking Up to 2 hours

Atmospheric Yes

Blood/body fluids Yes Chemical hazards Yes Working on or around moving machinery No Electrical current Yes Noise No Changes of temperature/humidity No Wear PPE No Work with laboratory animals Yes Radiation Operating hand/power tools No If you answered yes to any area above, please explain

The position will encounter hazards associated with working in a laboratory such as biohazardous materials and fluids stemming from tissues and cells.

Fine Manipulation Both

Repetitive Motion Both Grasping Both If you selected any area above, please explain

Experiments involve methods of dissection or surgical techniques that require repetitive grasping of tools (e.g., forceps and micropipettes) and fine manipulation to harvest tissues and cells.

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

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents

    Requisition Specific Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you have, or will you possess in the near future, a Doctoral degree in the area(s) identified in this posting?
  • Yes
  • No
  • If you have not yet graduated, can you provide an enrollment verification or enrollment certificate with expected graduation date from your university or institution? This can be uploaded as "other document"
  • Yes
  • No
  • If you do not yet have the degree required for this position, what is your expected graduation date?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • How many published articles do you have?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Of these published articles, how many are you first-author
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Please enter the name of your doctoral degree-granting institution.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • How many years of postgraduate research experience do you have as of the date you are submitting this application?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Please select one of the following
  • I am a U.S. citizen
  • I am a non-citizen national of the U.S.
  • I am a permanent resident (Green card holder)
  • How did you hear about this position?
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  • Employee Referral
  • HERC
  • Indeed
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  • Linkedin
  • Omaha World Herald
  • UNMC Job Site
  • Facebook
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  • Other
  • If Other, please specify the source. Otherwise, indicate NA.
  • (Open Ended Question)

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