Post-Doctoral Associate

University of Maryland, College Park
Up to $45,000 per year + Benefits depending on individual experience.
February 14 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type

Post-Doctoral Associate – Position Number 122728

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.

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).

Additional and general job responsibilities include presentation of scientific data, preparation of manuscripts and routine assistance with managing the laboratory.

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 until we fill the position at (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.

The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation, or gender identity and expression. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.