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Fellow (Post Doc)

Apply now Department: 3670080040 Diagnostic Medicne Pathobiolog
Job no: 517089
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Veterinary Medicine
Pay Grade: 001


About This Role:

The department of Diagnostic Medicine and Pathobiology within the College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking applicants for a Fellow (Post Doc). The postdoctoral fellow will be responsible for conducting research in applying multiple cutting-edge selection techniques to synthetic and immune phage display antibody systems to independently perform antibody screening to identify biotherapeutic molecules. Additional area of research will involve validation of identified candidate molecules to determine binding properties and functional characterization. Previous hands-on experience in molecular and cell biology, immunology, vaccinology, and animal husbandry is required. 

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

Worksite Options:

This position is required to be performed on-site. Work is performed on employer premises or designated assignment location.

Visit this link for K-State’s guidance and policies on remote work and flexible work arrangements.  Remote work agreements are required for all flexible work arrangements and are subject to review.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD training in Molecular Biology/Immunology/Vaccinology.
  • Hands-on experience in generation and affinity purification of recombinant proteins using mammalian cells/insect cells/yeast, animal (cattle/rabbits) immunizations.
  • Hands-on experience using antibody phage display system and bio planning.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in antibody discovery technologies:
    - Utilize and execute antibody phage display system.
    - Hands-on skills in antibody production in animals.
    - Skills in bioinformatics and FACS.
    - Proposal development.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover letter
  3. Contact information for three professional references

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:

$50,000-$55,000 per year

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

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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