North Dakota State University
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$30,000 - $49,999
The primary responsibilities of the position are to independently conduct research in virology, immunology and vaccine development against swine respiratory viruses, such as porcine epidemic diarrhea virus, torque teno virus and swine influenza virus. The project involves the characterization of mechanisms of pathogenesis in a swine model, determining the correlates of protection at the pathogen and host interface and development of vaccines and diagnostic tests. Reliability, organization, attention to detail, self-motivation and professionalism are expected qualities. The candidate will have some responsibilities in lab management, student training, supervision and assisting with related research projects.
Working with biological and chemical hazards
NDSU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable.
As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.
PhD in molecular virology or related life science fields
Demonstrated research experience in a laboratory environment.
Excellent inter-personal and oral and written communication skills
Molecular biology experience
Demonstrated experience in molecular virology as evidenced by publications
Experience with recombinant DNA, protein expression, transcriptomics and immunology techniques
Experience with animal experimentation