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

h3Position Summary/h3 span style="font-family: "Times", serif; font-size: 12pt"POSTDOCTORAL POSITION available to study impact of FSH doses during superovulation on oocyte and embryo quality, embryo survival, and associated mechanisms in cattle. Studies address the impact of FSH dose on ovulatory follicle function including steroidogenesis and premature luteinization, transcriptional control of oocyte and embryo quality, and identification of markers for excessive FSH treatment. and#160;Successful candidate will benefit from working within the dynamic and growing Reproductive and Developmental Sciences Program at MSU (a href="http://rdsp.canr.msu.edu/"span style="color: #0000ff"http://rdsp.canr.msu.edu//span/a).and#160; Studies involve a combination of endocrinology, oocyte pick up, IVF, embryo transfer, cell culture, advanced embryology, cell biology and molecular techniques, including genetic analyses, and transcriptome and pathway analysis.and#160; /span span style="font-family: "Times", serif; font-size: 12pt"span style="line-height: 107%; font-size: 12pt"span style="font-family: Calibri"span style="line-height: 107%; font-family: "Calibri", sans-serif; font-size: 12pt"This position is initially for one year with a possibility of an extension based on performance and availability of funding/span. Nspan style="font-family: Times New Roman"IH s/spanalary scale applies./span/span/span and#160; h3Required Degree/h3 Doctorate -Reproductive biology h3Minimum Requirements/h3 span style="font-family: "Times", serif; font-size: 12pt"Experience in microscopy, cell culture, IVF and RNAseq and bioinformatics analyses./span h3Desired Qualifications/h3 span style="font-family: "Times", serif; font-size: 12pt"Experience in IVF, oocyte pick up, and embryo transfer in cattle is preferred./span h3Required Application Materials/h3 CV and 3 names of references Review of applications will be begin on October 30, 2019, and will continue until the position has been filled. h3Website/h3 http://rdsp.canr.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.