Post-Doctoral Associate - Univ of Maryland Vet Med
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Post Date: May 11, 2017
Job Type: Full time
Degree Requirement: Ph.D.
Years Experience: Entry Level
Salary: Up to $40,000 per year + bene
Location: US - Maryland - College Park
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Description
Department of Veterinary Medicine at University of Maryland is seeking for qualified individuals for one non-tenure track faculty position as Postdoctoral Research Associates.

Primary responsibilities include:

The Research Associate will be required to assist Principal Investigator with successful execution of extramurally funded research program in the laboratory. The specific responsibilities include design, execute and analyze experiments aimed to understand molecular pathogenesis of avian influenza viruses and vaccine development. Additional and general job responsibilities include presentation of scientific data, preparation of manuscripts and routine assistance with managing the laboratory.

Highly motivated and creative scientists with a good publication record and strong interest in pursuing the molecular mechanisms of viral pathogenesis and host-virus interactions. Candidates with experience with handling avian and mammalian species and biosafety level-3 facility (BSL-3).

Skills
Minimum requirements:

Ph.D. /D.V.M. or Ph.D. degree.

The successful candidates will have a strong background of research in Virology and Molecular Biology.

To Apply:

Applications are accepted through https://ejobs.umd.edu (sort for position number 122728).

Required are (1) cover letter, (2) CV, (3) statement of research interests and plans, (4) copies of transcripts (official transcripts will be required if offered the position), and (5) a list of three professional references, including name, mailing address, telephone number, and e-mail address.