Employment Opportunities

Postdoctoral Researcher - Mitochondrial Biochemistry

We are looking to hire a motivated postdoctoral researcher with a background and track record in protein biochemistry, and membrane protein expression/purification to join Dr. Oleh Khalimonchuk lab in the Department of Biochemistry, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

The successful candidate will work on a collaborative NIH-funded project including both the mechanistic and functional studies to deepen understanding of the function of two mitochondrial quality control factors of biomedical relevance. This work will help us better understand how failing mitochondrial protein homeostasis contributes to aging-related degenerative disorders such as ALS, parkinsonism, and Alzheimer’s disease. The Khalimonchuk lab is located in the George W. Beadle Center and offers a vigorous and supportive research environment and access to state-of-the-art proteomics, metabolomics, crystallography and advanced imaging facilities.

More information about the lab can be found at https://biochem.unl.edu/khalimonchuk-lab-page#home

The position is effective immediately and offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

The University is located in a vibrant and safe city offering outstanding and affordable quality of life as well as numerous multi-cultural and entertainment benefits. Lincoln has been repeatedly named one of the best places to live and work in the United States.



Interested? Please send a brief statement specifying why you are interested in this position, a
CV along with any manuscripts or preprints reflecting your previous work to okhalimonchuk2@unl.edu. Please also arrange to have three references to provide their recommendations to the email address listed above.

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 http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination

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