Kansas State University Libraries Research Associate (Diagnostic Medicine / Pathobiology) in Manhattan, Kansas

About this Role: A Research Associate position is currently available in the Laboratory of Viral Molecular Pathogenesis and Disease Control, Department of Diagnostic Medicine and Pathobiology at Kansas State University.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion: Kansas State University embraces diversity, and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks candidates whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's commitment to the* Principles of Community.* **

Job Description: The Research Associate will work in a collaborative research program focusing on molecular pathogenic mechanisms and development of effective control strategies for swine viral pathogens. Areas of emphasis include characterizing the structure and function of viral proteins, understanding the mechanisms of interaction between the virus and host immune systems, and developing vaccines and diagnostic assays. The research associate will have responsibility to manage the routine lab activities and coordinate multiple research projects led by the PI in the laboratory.

Required Minimum Qualifications: Interested candidate must possess a M.S. degree and has a strong background in molecular biology, immunology and virology. Two years of relevant experience and excellent English communication skills (written/verbal) are expected.

Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. degree

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please submit an application along with a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references

Screening of Applications Begins: Applicant screening will begin on May 1st, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

Salary Range / Pay Rate: $ 22.25 - $ 36.41 per hour

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: 3670080040 Diagnostic Medicne Pathobiolog

Job no: 503308

Work type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified)

Location: Manhattan, Kansas

Categories: Research / Scientific / Grants, Veterinary Medicine

Advertised: 24 Feb 2018 Central Standard Time

Applications close: Open until filled