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Postdoctoral Scientist in Molecular Cell Biology and Drug Discovery for Trypanosomatid Diseases

Kennesaw State University
Kennesaw, Georgia
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Jun 10, 2024

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Life Sciences, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology
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Job Summary:

Molecular cell biology, molecular pharmacology, and drug discovery for Trypanosoma brucei in the laboratory of Professor Kojo Mensa-Wilmot ( ) at Kennesaw State University, Georgia, USA.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and research/career goals (less than 4 pages) by clicking on the apply now button (below). Two confidential letters of recommendation are required, and applicants must request their referees to send them directly to

This position is funded by National Institutes of Health.  Continued employment is contingent upon the availability of grant funds.

Educational Requirements:

Ph.D. in molecular biology or cell biology or biochemistry from an accredited institution.

Background Check:  

• Standard Enhanced

• Education

Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.

All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials.

Equal Employment Opportunity:  

Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to maintaining a fair and respectful environment for living, work and study. To that end, and in accordance with federal and state law, Board of Regents policy, and University policy, the University prohibits harassment of or discrimination against any person because of race, color, sex (including sexual harassment, pregnancy, and medical conditions related to pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, ethnicity or national origin, religion, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran or military status by any member of the KSU Community on campus, in connection with a University program or activity, or in a manner that creates a hostile environment for members of the KSU community.

For additional information or to file a complaint under the provisions of this policy, students, employees, applicants for employment or admission or other third parties should contact the Office of Institutional Equity at English Building, Suite 202,

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