Research Associate/Scientist II – Kaur Lab, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska
Description & Details
We are seeking a highly motivated research associate for an NIH-COBRE funded project to study the contribution of macrophages and fractalkine in degeneration and repair of cochlear ribbon synapses. Applicants must have a BS in Biology, Neuroscience or a relevant field and must be eligible for employment in the US. We are looking for individuals that are highly organized, possess excellent communication skills, enjoy working in a team environment, and be comfortable handling and caring for small animals. Preference will be given to applicants with research experience in any of the following areas: Auditory functional testing (auditory brainstem response and distortion product otoacoustic emissions) in animals, inner-ear delivery, cochlear microdissections, confocal imaging, tissue culturing, molecular biology, and animal handling. Salary is based as per NIH scale. The successful applicant will start immediately.
Creighton University is located on 139 beautiful acres near downtown Omaha. The School of Medicine is one of nine schools and colleges at Creighton University including professional schools of Business, Law, Nursing, Dentistry, Pharmacy and Health Professions, and the Graduate School. Founded in 1878, Creighton University is a Catholic, Jesuit institution with an enrollment of approximately 7,000 students that has earned the top spot in U.S. News & World Report magazine’s college ranking for Midwest Regional Universities for 15 consecutive years. Creighton University has its own baseball and basketball team that completes in NCAA. In addition, neighboring Boys Town National Research Hospital and University of Nebraska Medical Center provide ample collaborative opportunities. Creighton University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educational Institution and employer, and title IX University. Applications from minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are especially welcomed.
The cost of living in Omaha is cheaper than the national average. It is a great place to raise family with plenty of activities for kids and adults and has a growing number of locally owned restaurants in addition to classic steakhouses.
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