The department of pharmacology and experimental neuroscience at the University of Nebraska Medical Center is seeking a self motivated Instructor. Successful candidate will focus on the development of new humanized models for the studies of NeuroAIDS and to develop therapeutics targeting brain viral reservoirs. This is a new technology directed towards developing humanized mouse models not only for HIV research but also for cancer, regenerative medicine and neurodegenerative disorders. Simultaneously, they will be working on therapeutic product development for HIV/AIDS which involves diagnostic work and pathology determinations. Indeed, the platform for this position is a skilled scientist in the areas of stem cell biology and immunology. What we wish to realize rests in the development of new models that permit the better understanding of central nervous system pathology and a better selection of therapy. The selected candidate will be versatile in stem cell biology, virology, immunology together with therapeutic development and can work readily in an interdisciplinary group.
Ph.D. in scientific field Excellent oral and written communication skills A strong worth ethic and abilities to perform cross disciplinary research in multiple science areas Experience on both stem cell based humanized model development together with excision strategies for viral eradication and viral reservoir detection strategies
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.