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Postdoctoral Scholar, Physiology & Cell Biology
University of Nevada, Reno in Reno, Nevada
Date Posted 09/16/2020
Employment Type Full-time
Application Deadline Open until filled

The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. We ask that you keep in mind the following when completing your application:

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Job Description

A P ostdoctoral Scholar p osit io n i s a vai l able in the Department of Physiology and Cell Biology at the University of Nevada Reno, School of Medicine, to study the involvement of cholesterol and lipid metabolism in the p athogenesis o f inherited neuropathies. The ideal candidate will have a h igh level of independence in the design and execution of in vitro and in vivo e xperiments, the collection and analysis of data, and preparation of m anuscripts. Thorough knowledge in mo l ecu l ar and c el l u l a r b i o lo gy, and/or neuroscience i s essential. Excellent oral and written c ommunication skills, and a s trong record of productivity from previous training are necessa r y. Salary will be commensurate with years of experience and qualifications.

Required Qualifications

PhD in neuroscience, pharmacology, or molecular and cell biology obtained within the last 5 years

Compensation Grade

Postdoctoral Scholar

Department Information

For more information on the University and the School of Medicine, please visit

For more information on the Department of Physiology & Cell Biology, please visit

Department Contacts

Camha Tranthai, Assistant Professor, Physiology & Cell Biology

Wella Travagli, Administrative Assistant



Full-Time Equivalent


Required Attachment(s)

Please attach the following documents to your application

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Contact information for three professional references

University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine (UNR Med)

For over 50 years the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine (UNR Med) has trained physicians who are leading the way to 'A Healthy Nevada', nation, and world. Community-based and research-intensive, UNR Med is committed to our four-part mission of education, research, clinical service, and diversity. We show this commitment through our demonstrated core values: people are our strength, we innovate and improve, we serve with integrity, and we success with trust and respect.

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is an inclusive and engaged community. We recognize that diverse faculty and leaders add value to the educational experience and promote excellence in our teaching, patient care, and research missions. We seek applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to our mission and uphold our core values.

Our mission has guided our growth in graduating the next generation of primary and specialty care physicians and medical researchers while maintaining personalized instruction. The School of Medicine has statewide outreach with a local touch providing patient care, health services, and training physicians in Reno, Nevada and in the state’s rural communities. We are expanding provider education to train medical specialists as Medical Doctors as well as Speech Pathologists and Physician Assistants. We are actively expanding technologically-advanced infrastructure to keep pace with our world-class research to meet the needs of students, patients, and researchers. We seek to create an environment that serves all who enter our doors, from the physicians who teach our learners to our employees, patients, and students.

This posting is open until filled. The posting close date is required by the applicant system.

Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. This job posting will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made

Posting Close Date

Note to Applicant

A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.

References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.

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As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver's license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment.

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.

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