Postdoctoral Research Associate

University of Nebraska Medical Center

United States

January 30, 2022


Requisition Details

EEO Statement:

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Location Omaha, NE Requisition Number: 2020-288 Department Anesthesiology 50000508 Business Unit(College/Institute) College of Medicine FTE:


Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular Work Schedule M-F 8 AM-5 PM 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 10/16/2020

Position Summary

A Postdoctoral Research Associate position is available immediately in the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center to participate in sensory control of cardiovascular and autonomic regulation. Projects are underway that include the function and electrophysiology of autonomic neurons and the role of cardiac and skeletal muscle sensory endings in the pathogenesis of heart failure and hypertension. The successful applicant will be expected to already have a relatively strong molecular background which will complement our existing strengths in animal research. The applicant will be trained to use cellular, molecular, electrophysiological (patch clamp, neural recording) and integrative approaches to address questions related this area of research. Although outstanding candidates in all areas of physiology will be considered, special consideration will be given to individuals who will complement our existing strengths in neural control of the cardiovascular/immune/renal systems and has previous experience in one or more of the research approaches described herein.

Required Qualifications

Ph.D or M.D. degrees

Supplemental Qualifications

Experience in one or more of the research approaches described herein

Working Environment & Physical Requirements

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

Other working environment


Bending, stooping, twisting Up to 2 hours

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

Atmospheric No

Blood/body fluids Yes Chemical hazards Yes Working on or around moving machinery No Electrical current No 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

Works with laboratory animals and chemicals

Fine Manipulation Both

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

Individual will perform micro surgeries

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

EEO Statement

EEO Statement

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • C.V.
  • Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • 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"
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  • If you do not yet have the degree required for this position, what is your expected graduation date?
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  • How many published articles do you have?
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  • Of these published articles, how many are you first-author
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  • Please enter the name of your doctoral degree-granting institution.
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  • How many years of postgraduate research experience do you have as of the date you are submitting this application?
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