Research Assistant Professor

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Competitive Salary with Benefits
August 14 2019
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Research Assistant Professor

Performing cutting edge research in molecular and cellular mechanisms of Immune responses in the lung and extrapulmonary organs against pathogenic microbes and sepsis, training postdoctoral researchers and graduate students related to techniques, presenting research findings at national and international meetings, writing manuscripts and organizing laboratory reagents for research. See recent articles for more details about research avenues (Blood, 2019, Mucosal Immunology, 2019, PLoS Pathogens, 2018)

Job Responsibilities:

  • 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.


Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D with 4-6 years experience in immunology or microbial pathogenesis.

Specific Experience: Outstanding communication skills (oral and written). 


Preferred Qualifications: 

Prior research experience in a university setting.


Special or Physical Qualifications:

Must be authorized to work in the United States.
Ability and willingness to work some holidays (flexible scheduling of hours may be available).
Due to the nature of the position and/or position responsibilities this position shall be subject to drug/alcohol testing in accordance with University Policy Statement 67.


Special Instructions: 
Please provide your cover letter, CV, and three professional references including name, title, phone number and e-mail address. A copy of your transcript(s) may be attached to your application (if available). However, original transcripts are required prior to hire.

Please attach ALL required documents under the "Resume/CV" section of your application.

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; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

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

Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed