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Research Associate (Anatomy & Physiology)

Apply now Department: 3670080020 Anatomy & Physiology
Job no: 507401
Work type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Research / Scientific / Grants, Veterinary Medicine
Pay Grade: 08B

About this Role:

The Department of Anatomy & Physiology is seeking applicants for a Research Associate position. This research position will have the responsibility to plan and conduct experiments under the supervision of the PI, keep laboratory records, help the PI to prepare research proposal and manuscripts, and monitor and order laboratory supplies. 

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. 

Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Plan and conduct experiments, keep laboratory record and write, and edit manuscripts and articles, complete diagnostic tests and determine, carryout and modify methods, procedures and techniques, design, fabricate, calibrate and repair research equipment; prepare grant applications, and monitor expenditures. Specifically, design and perform experiments on swine viral pathogen virus-host interactions, vaccine development, virus isolation, cell culture, SDS-PAGE, immunoassays, blood collection from animals, viral challenge studies using animals, prepare research proposals and manuscripts with minimum supervision from the PI.
  • Data analysis and manuscript preparation, present data in lab meeting and national and international meetings. Help junior postdoc and graduate students. Perform other duties as assigned by the PI.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree
  • Two years working experience in a BSL-2 resesarch facility with immunology, virology or vaccine research

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D.
  • Working experience in viral and/or vaccine research
  • Good oral and written communication skills

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please submit cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references 

Screening of Applications Begins:

Screening of applications begins immediately 

Salary Range / Pay Rate:

$ 45,000 - $ 58,000 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. 

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