Research Associate-Fixed Term

Location
East Lansing MI
Posted
Jul 17, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Summary

The successful candidate, in collaboration with the mentor and his team, will be responsible for designing and utilizing invitro and invivo methodologies to investigate the pathophysiology of allergic diseases with an emphasis on identifying the role of specific adapter molecules and pathways that regulate mast cell response in the disease process.

Required Degree

Doctorate

Minimum Requirements
  • Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in biological sciences preferably with a strong immunology/pharmacology background.
  • The position requires a minimum of 4-5 years of graduate research experience and a strong publication record.
Desired Qualifications
  • The candidate must be highly motivated and have extensive experience in cell signaling assays, flow cytometry and cell sorting, molecular biology, animal (mice) handling, experimental planning, and data interpretation.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work as a team member are essential.
  • Experience with the design, utilization, and evaluation of murine models of allergic diseases such as asthma is a plus.
  • The position requires the ability to lead projects, and work co-operatively with others.
  • Ideal candidates will have excellent organizational, time management, and multi tasking skills.
  • Other duties include supervision of other laboratory members, and participation in the writing of grants and manuscripts.
Required Application Materials

A full CV with publication list

Cover letter including the names and contact details of 3 references

PDF copies of 2 of your most recent publications

Special Instructions

Please apply at www.jobs.msu.edu

Summary of Health Risks

Animal (mice) handling