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Fellow (Post Doc) (Virus Pathogenesis)

Apply now Department: 3670020060 Biology
Job no: 506445
Work type: Post Doc
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Natural / Quantitative Sciences, Research / Scientific / Grants
Pay Grade: 001

About This Role:

The laboratory of Dr. Lorena Passarelli within the Division of Biology seeks a highly motivated person to fill the position of postdoctoral fellow researcher. The qualified individual will investigate mechanisms of invertebrate virus pathogenesis, focusing on candidate viral genes that affect virus replication.  

Why Join Us:

The Division of Biology awards undergraduate degrees in three areas (Biology, Microbiology, and Fisheries, Wildlife & Conservation Biology) and currently serves over 800 majors. Kansas State University is located in the city of Manhattan (http://www.ci.manhattan.ks.us), a pleasant community of about 50,000 located in the scenic Flint Hills of northeastern Kansas, about 2 hours from Kansas City.  Local recreational opportunities include a large lake/park system, diverse outdoor activities, athletic events, and a rich program in the performing arts.  Manhattan also serves as the regional center for education, health care, commerce, entertainment and communications.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University, the College of Arts and Sciences and the  Division of Biology fosters, encourages and promotes an inclusive and supportive environment.  Kansas State University is committed to offer a culture, structure, and resources that will benefit all members of the university’s community to better serve and excel in an increasingly global and multicultural world.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in virology, microbiology, cell or molecular biology, biochemistry or related field
  • Laboratory experience and demonstrated productivity as shown by at least two published manuscripts in reputable international journals
  • Excellent technical, organizational, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to understand and critique primary literature
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team
  • Experience in the field of molecular biology

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in virology

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Names and contact information for three professional references

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled

Salary Range/ Pay Rate:

$47,476 - $48,216

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.

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