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Fellow (Post Doc) - Biology

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Job no: 497625
Work type: Post Doc
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Biology / Life Sciences

General Description of Position:

The Division of Biology seeks a highly motivated person to fill the open position of Postdoctoral Scientist working in the laboratory of Dr. Govind Vediyappan.

Job Description:

To conduct experiments on Candida albicans pathogenesis and fungus-bacteria interaction. He or she will be involved in determining the molecular mechanisms of morphogenesis inhibition by previously discovered small molecules.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

A Ph.D. in relevant biological field. Experience in yeast molecular biology, preferably in Candida albicans or  related pathogenic fungi as shown in at least two publications in international journals, excellent technical, organizational, verbal & written communication skills, ability to work independently and as a team, and experience in gene expression analysis.  Experience in yeast molecular biology, preferably in Candida albicans or  related area.

Preferred Qualifications:

Prior experience in working with Candida or related yeasts and bacterial systems with publications. Experience in handling animal models for fungal or bacterial pathogens. Ability to manage day-to-day activities and supervise, when necessary, graduate and undergraduate students.

Physical Activities and Environmental Conditions :

Activities associated with working in a scientific lab conducting research.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Submit curriculum vitae, a brief overview of prior experience and future interests and names and contact information for three references.

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until the position is filled.

Salary Range / Pay Rate:

Salary commensurate upon qualifications. 

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. Follow the link to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster

Kansas State University actively seeks candidates whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's commitment to The Principles of Community which can be found at https://www.k-state.edu/about/community.html

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University may procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.  Kansas State University complies with the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

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