Research Assistant

Manhattan KS
Jul 24, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

General Description of Position:

The Division of Biology seeks a highly motivated person to conduct research to investigate mechanisms of mosquito-vectored virus pathogenesis and insect virus pathogenesis.

Job Description:

This project includes identifying viral and host genes that are important in modulating virus infection and will include molecular biology, cell culture, and mosquito handling techniques.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Biology or a related field

Preferred Qualifications:

Masters Degree, ability to interpret/critique primary literature and experience in virology/arbovirology

Physical Activities and Environmental Conditions :


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Submit a cover letter, CV and contact information for three references.

Screening of Applications Begin:

To begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Salary Range / Pay Rate:

16.38-27.85 hr.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

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Background Screening Statement:

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