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University of Nebraska Postdoctoral Research Associate- Immunology of Infectious Disease in Omaha, Nebraska

Postdoctoral Research Associate- Immunology of Infectious Disease

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Requisition Details


EEO Statement:

UNMCis an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, including an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Location Omaha, NE

Requisition Number: 2022-101

Department Pathology/Microbiology 50000521

Business Unit(College/Institute) College of Medicine



Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular

Work Schedule M-F: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, some evenings and weekends

Requisition Category Research - Academic

Requisition Title Postdoctoral Research Associate- Immunology of Infectious Disease

Job Title/Academic Rank Postdoctoral Research Associate- Immunology of Infectious Disease

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 04/01/2022

Position Qualification

Position Summary

ANIH-funded postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Tammy Kielian in the Department of Pathology and Microbiology, University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) in Omaha, Nebraska ( https://www.unmc.edu/pathology/faculty/bios/kielian.html ). The candidate will direct independent projects related to the role of innate immunity in host defense against Staphylococcus aureus biofilms using mouse infection models as well as translational research with clinical specimens from patients with biofilm infections. Our laboratory utilizes numerous tools to explore host immune-biofilm crosstalk, including single cellRNA-seq, epigenetic platforms, and transposon sequencing. Requires a PhD in immunology or a related immunology-intensive background and preferred immunology research experience. Applications can be submitted to

https://unmc.peopleadmin.com/postings/66883 . Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications

PhD in immunology or a related immunology-intensive background

Supplemental Qualifications

Immunology experience gained during the completion of a PhD degree

Working Environment & Physical Requirements


The information provided below best describes the Environment in which the primary function of the position is performed.

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



Bending, stooping, twisting Occasionally

Crawling Not Applicable

Driving Not Applicable

Kneeling Occasionally

Reaching Occasionally

Sitting 2-5 hours

Standing Up to 2 hours

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 No

Noise No

Changes of temperature/humidity No

Wear PPE Yes

Work with laboratory animals Yes


Operating hand/power tools No

If you answered yes to any area above, please explain

Lab coat and gloves


Fine Manipulation Both

Repetitive Motion Both

Grasping Both

If you selected any area above, please explain

Lab techninques require the use of both sets of hands and wrists


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

Ability to visualize results both via physical and electronic formats.

EEO Statement

EEO Statement

EEO Statement

The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work and learning environment free from discrimination and harassment.UNMCis dedicated to creating an environment where everyone feels valued, respected and included.UNMCdoes not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment.UNMCcomplies with all local, state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination, including Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter

  2. C.V.

Optional Documents

  1. Other Doc

Requisition Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. *Do you have, or will you possess in the near future, a Doctoral degree in the area(s) identified in this posting?

  2. Yes

  3. No

  4. *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"

  5. Yes

  6. No

  7. *If you do not yet have the degree required for this position, what is your expected graduation date?(Open Ended Question)

  8. *How many published articles do you have?(Open Ended Question)

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

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

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

  12. *Please select one of the following

  13. I am a U.S. citizen

  14. I am a non-citizen national of the U.S.

  15. I am a permanent resident (Green card holder)

  16. *How did you hear about this position?

  17. Careerlink

  18. Employee Referral

  19. HERC

  20. Indeed

  21. Job Fair

  22. Lincoln Journal Star

  23. Linkedin

  24. Omaha World Herald

  25. UNMC Job Site

  26. Facebook

  27. NEWorks

  28. Handshake

  29. Other

  30. *If Other, please specify the source. Otherwise, indicate NA.(Open Ended Question)