A Postdoctoral Research Associate position is available in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. The research focuses mainly on the cellular and molecular mechanism responsible for dysfunction of afferent and efferent ganglionic neurons in experimental diabetes and chronic heart failure. Applicant must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in Medicine/Physiology or related field. The successful applicant will be expected to master electrophysiological techniques (including patch clamp), molecular biological methods, and intricate surgical procedures. Applicant will also be expected to incorporate his/her previous skills and knowledge into the evolution of experimental designs, methodology, data interpretations and pursuit of scientific goals. Previous experience performing in cardiovascular and neurophysiological experiments is preferred. Interested applicants should submit: a letter describing research interests, a current curriculum vitae, and information of three referees. Application are being accepted on line at http://unmc.peopleadmin.com/postings/39238. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
PhD or equivalent in Medicine/Physiology or related field
A vital enterprise in the nation’s heartland, the University of Nebraska Medical Center has its eye on improving the future of health care in Nebraska and beyond. As Nebraska’s only public academic health sciences center, UNMC is committed to the education of a 21st century health care work force, to finding cures and treatments for devastating diseases, to providing the best care for patients, and to serving our state and its communities through award-winning outreach. UNMC also is committed to embracing the richness of diversity, and is a major economic engine for the state of Nebraska.Led by Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., UNMC has six colleges and two institutes, serving about 3,700 students in more than two dozen programs. Our primary care program was recently ranked fourth in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, and our physician assistant program was ranked ninth. The university’s physical therapy, pharmacy and public health programs also are ranked among the top in the country. ... Major Units: College of Medicine, College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy, College of Dentistry, College of Public Health, Graduate College, College of Allied Health Professions, Eppley Institute for Research in Cancer and Allied Diseases, Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center, Munroe-Meyer Institute, Stanley M. Truhlsen Eye Institute.