Assistant Professor of Research

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
March 21 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Louisiana State University is seeking an Assistant Professor of Research in the Department of Pathobiological Sciences at the School of Veterinary Medicine.


Job Duties

Performing cutting edge research in molecular and cellular mechanisms of Immune responses against pathogenic microbes, training postdoctoral researchers and graduate students related to techniques, presenting research findings at national meetings, writing manuscripts and organizing laboratory reagents for research.

  • Conduct studies to evaluate the roles of innate and adaptive immune molecules in pathogenic bacterial  infection and sepsis using a mouse model and human cells.
  • Training postdoctoral researchers and graduate students related to techniques
  • Writing laboratory manuscripts
  • Organizing laboratory reagents for research. other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

PhD and at least five years of postdoctoral research experience or experience as an extension professional in Immunology or Microbial Pathogens


Preferred Qualifications

Prior research experience in a university


Additional Position Information

Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; annual and sick leave; 14 paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption; training and development opportunities; employee discounts and more!


LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity/equal access employer.

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