Post-Doctoral Research Associate

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Post-Doctoral Research Associate


Vet & Biomedical Sciences-0845

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Description of Work:

The Post-Doctoral Research Associate position is a non-tenure leading position working under the supervision of Dr. Clayton Kelling. A full-time position contributing to the integrated research activities of the land-grant mission of the home unit and IANR, as an effective scholar and citizen, including supporting student recruitment and IANR science literacy.

The duties and responsibilities of this position are related to work on the pathogenesis of the bovine viral pathogens, bovine viral diarrhea virus and bovine respiratory syncytial virus. The incumbent is expected to be self-motivated and able to develop and conduct research studies independently. Participation as a team member with students and technical staff in the laboratory or supervisors is essential and the incumbent is encouraged to take initiative in writing grants.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

The candidate must have a PhD; DVM, PhD; MD, PhD; or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications:

A strong background and experience in molecular biology, virology, microbiology, immunology and biochemistry.

Experience with standard cellular and molecular immunological techniques, molecular biology assays (cloning and sequence analysis), proteins, flow cytometry, is highly desired.

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How to Apply:

Click “Apply to this job” and complete the information form. Attach 1) a letter of interest that describes your qualifications for the job, anticipated contributions, and your experience 2) your curriculum vitae; and 3) contact information for three professional references (or arrange to have reference letters sent to [email protected]).
As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See

For questions or accommodations related to this position contact:

Dr. Clayton Kelling
[email protected]

Job Category (old):

Faculty Non-Tenure Leading

Job Type:

12 Month (Faculty Only)

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Posted: 1/12/2021
Application Due: 3/13/2021
Work Type: Full Time