This position will support the research activities in the department of pediatric infectious diseases. This position will; 1)Perform standard medical microbiology tasks to include bacteriology, serology and molecular diagnostic examinations. Ensure tests are performed in an accurate and timely fashion using appropriate safety precautions. 2)Provide support and leadership for research lab personnel in Nigeria and other African countries. Direct the development of protocols for standard medical microbiology procedures in resource-constrained settings in Africa. 3)Perform specialized tasks related to banking biological specimens, manage specimen inventory and data registries.
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, two institutes and a graduate studies program, serving nearly 4,000 students in more than two dozen programs. Our physician assistant program was recently ranked ninth in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, and our primary care program was ranked 17. The university’s physical therapy, pharmacy and public health programs also are ranked among the top in the country.
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