Research Associate-Fixed Term
The Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics is seeking a Research Associate (Post-Doc) to work in the laboratory of Dr. Kefei Yu. We are seeking highly motivated researchers to carry out NIH-funded projects that study the mechanisms governing immunoglobulin gene diversification processes, maturation of broad neutralization antibodies against viral infection, and DNA repair mechanisms associated genetic rearrangements in lymphocytes. A combination of approaches, including biochemistry, cell biology and animal models will be utilized.
This is a full-time, 12-month fixed-term position that will begin in October of 2018, with reappointment contingent on satisfactory performance and available funding.Required Degree
Doctorate -microbiology; biochemistry; molecular biMinimum Requirements
The applicant must have a Ph.D. in the area of microbiology; biochemistry; molecular biology or a related field.Desired Qualifications
Expertise in protein chemistry, molecular biology and mouse models are preferred, but not required.Required Application Materials
Please submit an application and the following to www.careers.msu.edu
- Cover letter
- Curriculum vitae
- Contact information for three professional references who will be contacted only if the department requests
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.Review of Applications Begins On
09/19/2018Summary of Health Risks
Some projects require working with mice and unfixed mouse tissues.Website
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