About the Job
A full-time post-doctoral associate position at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (UMN) within the laboratory of Dr. Elizabeth Bradley, Department of Orthopedic Surgery is available. Individuals with a recent Ph.D. and a background in cellular and/or molecular biology, immunology or biomedical engineering are encouraged to apply. Previous experience with any of the following is desirable: transgenic mice, genomics/bioinformatics, micro-computed tomography, flow cytometry or small animal surgeries. Although a Ph.D. degree is preferred, we will consider those with other doctoral degrees and related experience. Qualified individuals will demonstrate the potential for research as evidenced by their training and peer-reviewed publications and should become competitive for national research grants. This position is appropriate for individuals who have completed no more than one prior postdoctoral fellowship, at UMN or elsewhere. Preference will be given to individuals who meet the requirements of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery T32 training grant.
Individuals with a recent Ph.D. and a background in cellular and/or molecular biology, immunology or biomedical engineering are encouraged to apply. Previous experience with any of the following is desirable: transgenic mice, genomics/bioinformatics, micro-computed tomography, flow cytometry or small animal surgeries. Although a Ph.D. degree is preferred, we will consider those with other doctoral degrees and related experience.
About the Department
To learn more about the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, please visit: https://med.umn.edu/ortho.
Working at the University
At the University of Minnesota, you’ll find a flexible work environment and supportive colleagues who are interested in lifelong learning. We prioritize work-life balance, allowing you to invest in the future of your career and in your life outside of work.
The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
Competitive wages, paid holidays, and generous time off
Continuous learning opportunities through professional training and degree-seeking programs supported by the Regents Scholarship
Low-cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
University HSA contributions
Disability and employer-paid life insurance
Employee wellbeing program
Excellent retirement plans with employer contribution
Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) opportunity
Financial counseling services
Employee Assistance Program with eight sessions of counseling at no cost
Please visit the Office of Human Resources website for more information regarding benefits.
How To Apply
Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will be given the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.
Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section.
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The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.
The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U: http://diversity.umn.edu.
Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.
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About the U of M
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.