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Kansas State University Fellow (Post Doc) (Biology) in Manhattan, Kansas

About This Role:

The Division of Biology at Kansas State University is seeking a Post-Doctoral Fellow for a full-time open position in the Baral Lab. The Baral laboratory’s research focuses on neuroimmune interactions in respiratory tract, innate immunity and host-pathogen interactions.

Why Join Us:

Our multidisciplinary research approach offers growth opportunities for a motivated, enthusiastic individual. Kansas State University is located in Manhattan, a beautiful college town nestled against the Flint Hills in Kansas. Manhattan was recently rated by Forbes to be third in the list of best small places for careers. Similarly, the University has been rated by Business Insider to be in the Top 20 best college campuses in the nation. The position provides full benefits.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks individuals whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's dedication to the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in microbiology, immunology or relevant biological field.
  • Extensive experience with in vivo animal model of infection, bacterial/viral culture techniques, flow cytometry, tissue culture and immunofluorescence microscopy is required.
  • A strong background in standard microbiology and molecular/cellular biology techniques.
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills, enthusiasm for the research and desire to work are a must.
  • Strong track record of productive research demonstrated by peer-reviewed publications.
  • In addition, the ideal candidate will work both independently and as part of a team as well as provide both intellectual and technical input on the projects.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with FACS sorting of immune cells, RNAseq, and lung infection technique is plus.

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae (including complete publication record)
  3. Contact information for 3 professional references

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until the position is filled.

Salary Range/ Pay Rate:

$ 47,476-$ 53,000 annual salary

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

Department: 3670020060 Biology

Job no: 509621

Work type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)

Location: Manhattan, Kansas

Categories: Research / Scientific / Grants, Natural / Quantitative Sciences

Pay Grade: 001

Advertised: Aug 31, 2020 Central Daylight Time

Applications close: Open until filled