Post-Doctoral Research Associate

Lincoln, NE
Aug 29, 2020
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Information

Working TitlePost-Doctoral Research AssociateDepartmentBiochemistry-0831Requisition NumberF_200108Posting Open Date08/28/2020Application Review Date: (To ensure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date)09/30/2020Posting Close DateOpen Until FilledYesDescription of Work

A postdoctoral research associate position with competitive salary and benefits is available in Dr. Limei Zhang’s group for highly motivated candidates who are interested in structural biology, redox biology and/or infectious disease. The Zhang group applies a suite of interdisciplinary tools to investigate the structure-mechanism relationships of proteins in redox reaction, stress response and antibiotic resistance, with the support of two major federal grants. For more information about the Zhang group, please visit the website:

Recognizing that diversity within a context of inclusivity enhances creativity, innovation, impact, and a sense of belonging, the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR) and the Department of Biochemistry are committed to creating learning, research, Extension programming, and work environments that are inclusive of all forms of human diversity. We actively encourage applications from and nominations of individuals from underrepresented groups.

As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See

Minimum Required Qualifications

A recent Ph.D. degree (or expected soon) in biochemistry, chemistry, microbiology or a related field and a strong record in conducting high-quality research.

Preferred Qualifications

Expertise in either biophysics, protein biochemistry or advanced molecular biology; excellent communication skills; ability to work cooperatively on multidisciplinary projects; and experience in mentoring.

Pre-Placement Driving Record Review RequiredCriminal History Background Check RequiredNoPosted SalaryHow to Apply

Click “Apply to this Job” and complete the information form. Attach a letter of interest with a short summary of past research experience; your curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references, including phone numbers and emails.

For questions or accommodations related to this position contact

Stephanie Bonnema
[email protected]

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    1. Letter of Interest
    2. Curriculum Vitae
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