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

h3Position Summary/h3 A Postdoctoral or Research Associate position is available in Margaret Petroff''s lab, which is part of the dynamic and growing NIH-funded Reproductive and Developmental Sciences Training Program, the Departments of Pathobiology Diagnostic Investigation and Microbiology Molecular Genetics, and the Cell Molecular Biology Graduate Programs and#160;at Michigan State University.and#160; Research in the Petroff lab investigates the relationship between the immune and reproductive systems, with questions centering on the impact of the immune system on the female reproductive tract and fetal-placental unit.and#160;and#160; Experimental models include human primary cells and tissues as well as knockout and transgenic animals.and#160; This senior-level scientist will lead a project using one of these models, depending on background and interests.and#160; Candidates should have a PhD in physiology, immunology or a related field, a solid foundation in immunology, cellular, and molecular techniques, and should be skilled in computational data analysis and visualization.and#160; Strong work ethic and initiative, good writing and communication skills, enthusiasm and the ability to drive a project forward are essential.and#160; h3Equal Employment Opportunity Statement/h3 All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status. h3Required Degree/h3 Doctorate -physiology, immunology h3Minimum Requirements/h3 PhD in molecular Cell biology, reproductive biology, or immunology; experience in cell culture, mouse models for research, microscopy, and the data analysis. h3Desired Qualifications/h3 Experience in isolation, analysis, and experimentation in extracellular vesicles.and#160; Experience in animal models of pregnancy. h3Required Application Materials/h3 Current CV to Dr. Margaret Petroff at Petrof10@msu.edu. h3Special Instructions/h3 None h3Review of Applications Begins On/h3 09/22/2020 h3Department Statement/h3 None 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.