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Research Associate-Fixed Term
Job no: 584583
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Human Medicine
Department: Microbiology & Molecular Genetics Chm 10022586
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Research/Scientific, Non-Union
Position SummaryAn NIH-funded postdoctoral research associate position is available to study virus-host interactions in human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and oncogenesis in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics at Michigan State University. https://mmg.natsci.msu.edu/people/faculty/pyeon-dohun/
A successful candidate will focus on studying host immune dysregulation during HPV-associated cancer progression using in vitro and in vivo models as well as human specimens. Candidates must have a PhD, MD or equivalent degree in virology, immunology, cancer biology, or related fields and publications in top peer reviewed journals along with excellent communication skills and the ability to work independently within a research team. Expertise in tumor virology, virus preparation, high-resolution microscopy, mouse infection models, and/or bioinformatics is desirable. Salary is commensurate with experience and at NIH postdoctoral stipend levels.
This is a full-time, 12-month, fixed-term position, with reappointment conditional on satisfactory performance and available funding.
Required DegreeDoctorate -Virology, immunology, cancer biology or equivalent
Minimum RequirementsCandidates must have a PhD, MD or equivalent degree in virology, immunology, cancer biology, or related fields and published work in peer reviewed journals. Must be able to work independently within a research team.
Desired QualificationsExpertise in tumor virology, virus preparation, high-resolution microscopy, mouse infection models, and/or bioinformatics is desired.
Required Application MaterialsPlease submit a cover letter, CV, and contact information of three professional references.
Review of Applications Begins On06/27/2019
Summary of Health RisksSome projects require working with animals or unfixed animal tissue as well as exposure to human blood, serum, tissue and other body fluids; and materials covered under Universal Precautions.
MSU StatementMichigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.
Advertised: Jun 19, 2019 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Jun 19, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
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