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Michigan State University(MSU) Research Associate-Fixed Term in East Lansing, Michigan

h3Position Summary/h3 The Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics is seeking a Research Associate (Post-Doc)and#160;to work inand#160;the laboratory of Dr. Kefei Yu.and#160; We are seeking a highly motivated scientist to carry out NIH-funded projects that study the mechanisms of antigen receptor gene diversification processes, maturation of broad neutralization antibodies against viral infection, and DNA repair mechanisms associated genetic rearrangements in lymphocytes. A combination of approaches, including biochemistry, cell biology and animal models will be utilized.and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160; This is a full-time, 12-month fixed-term position that will begin after a suitable candidate is identified with reappointment contingent on satisfactory performance and available funding. h3Required Degree/h3 Doctorate -molecular biology or related field h3Minimum Requirements/h3 A Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate degree in molecular biology or related field is required.and#160;and#160;and#160; h3Desired Qualifications/h3 liDesired qualifications include expertise in protein biochemistry and molecular and cell biology./li liPrevious experience in Bioinformatics are preferred, but not required./li /ul h3Required Application Materials/h3 Please submit an application and the following materials: liCover letter explaining scientific interests, qualifications, career goals and prior research achievements/li liCurriculum Vitae/li liContact information of three referees/li /ul brbr h3Review of Applications Begins On/h3 04/24/2020 h3Summary of Health Risks/h3 Some projects will involve working with human cell lines and with mice and unfixed mouse tissues. h3Website/h3 https://mmg.natsci.msu.edu/ h3MSU Statement/h3 Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

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