Postdoctoral Research Associate

University of Nebraska Medical Center

United States

December 26, 2021


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: 2021-404 Department Eppley Inst Research 50000686 Business Unit(College/Institute) Eppley Institute FTE:


Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular Work Schedule 8-4:30 or TBD 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 11/18/2021

Position Summary

Postdoctoral position to investigate the mechanisms of DNA replication and mutagenesis, with a particular focus on the origin of mutations that cause human diseases. A variety of experimental systems, including yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae, cultured human cells, in vitro biochemistry, mouse models, and human tissues to understand the link between DNA structure, the function of DNA polymerases and genomic instability.

Required Qualifications

Ph.D. in genetics, biochemistry, molecular biology or a related discipline.

Supplemental Qualifications

Substantial experience in one of the following areas: (1) Mammalian cell genetics/genome editing (2) Yeast molecular genetics (3) Biochemistry of DNA replication proteins (4) Mouse genetics (5) Genomics/biofinormatics

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

Other working environment


Bending, stooping, twisting Occasionally

Crawling Not Applicable Driving Not Applicable Kneeling Not Applicable Reaching Up to 2 hours Sitting Occasionally Standing 2-5 hours Squatting Occasionally Walking Occasionally

Atmospheric No

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

Fine Manipulation N/A

Repetitive Motion N/A Grasping N/A If you selected any area above, please explain

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

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  • 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?
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  • 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)
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  • (Open Ended Question)