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Job Posting Title:
Assistant Professor - Research
LSUAM Science - Department of Biological Sciences (Evanna L Gleason
0202 Life Sciences Building
An Assistant Professor - Research position is open at Department of Biological
Sciences at Louisiana State University. Performing cutting edge research in
molecular and cellular mechanisms of Innate Immune responses against bacterial
pathogens, 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,
and writing grants.
75% Conduct studies to evaluate the roles of innate immune system in
pathogenic bacterial infections using animal models and human cell lines.
10% Training postdoctoral researchers, graduate students, and
undergraduate related to techniques.
10% Writing laboratory manuscripts and Organizing laboratory reagents for
5% Writing grants
Ph.D. in biological sciences or related field; minimal 6 years postdoc
experience; with specific experience in innate immunology, microbial
Prior research experience in a research university/college setting;
Applicants with cell signaling, CRISPR experience, and animal models are
Outstanding communication skills (oral and written).
Special 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 and/or position responsibilities, this position shall be
subject to alcohol/drug testing in accordance with University Policy
Additional Job Description:
Please provide your cover letter, CV, and three professional references
including name, title, phone number and e-mail address.
June 7, 2021
Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified):
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!
Essential Position (Y/N):
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