Research Associate-Fixed Term
Back to search results
Job no: 869665
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College:
College Of Veterinary Medicine
Microbiology And Molecular Genetics Cvm 10046586
FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Education/Training, Research/Scientific, Fixed Term Academic Staff, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union
A post-doctoral Research Associate position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Robert Abramovitch in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics at Michigan State University.
We seek a post-doctoral Research Associate to conduct research examining Mycobacterium tuberculosis and nontuberculous mycobacterial pathogenesis and drug development. These studies will focus on chemical biology and genetic studies examining MmpL3 inhibition and resistance in mycobacteria. Strong skills in microbiology, genetics, molecular biology, antibiotic development and biochemistry are expected. Experience working in a Biosafety Level 3 lab and using experimental mouse models will be viewed favorably. The successful applicant will be independent, creative and approach their scholarship with a growth mindset. Strong writing and presentation skills and the ability to work well in a team are additional important qualities in a successful applicant. The applicant must have experience in microbiology appropriate for work in a Biosafety Level 3 lab and hold a PhD in a field related to microbiology, genetics, biochemistry or chemical biology.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to interact with a wide range of researchers in microbiology, biochemistry, chemistry and pharmacology and toxicology.
This is a full-time, 12-month fixed-term position with reappointment contingent on satisfactory performance and available funding.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.
The applicant must have experience in microbiology appropriate for work in a Biosafety Level 3 lab and hold a PhD in a field related to microbiology, genetics, biochemistry or chemical biology.
Required Application Materials
Please submit a CV and three references.
Review of Applications Begins On
Summary of Health Risks
Duties associated with this position may include the following health risks:
- Exposure to human blood, serum, tissue and other body fluids; and materials covered under Universal Precautions.
- TB risk or work within 3 feet of human patients in a health care setting or have potential exposure to animals or to specimens with Mycobacterium.
- Work with animals or unfixed animal tissue.
- Wear a respirator (does not include paper dust mask worn for comfort).
Michigan 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: Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Eastern Daylight Time
Back to search results Apply now Refer a friend