Assistant Professor - Research

Louisiana State University at Eunice

United States

July 8, 2021

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Job Posting Title:

Assistant Professor - Research

Position Type:

Faculty

Department:

LSUAM Science - Department of Biological Sciences (Evanna L Gleason (00003306))

Work Location:

0202 Life Sciences Building

Pay Grade:

Academic

Job Description:

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.

Duties:

  • 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 research.

  • 5% Writing grants

  • Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in biological sciences or related field; minimal 6 years postdoc experience; with specific experience in innate immunology, microbial pathogenesis.
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior research experience in a research university/college setting; Applicants with cell signaling, CRISPR experience, and animal models are preferred.

  • 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 Statement 67.

  • Additional Job Description: Special Instructions:

    Please provide your cover letter, CV, and three professional references including name, title, phone number and e-mail address.

    Posting Date:

    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): LSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

    LSU believes diversity, equity, and inclusion enrich the educational experience of our students, faculty, and staff, and are necessary to prepare all people to thrive personally and professionally in a global society. We celebrate diversity and are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion. We actively seek and encourage qualified applications from persons with diverse backgrounds, cultures and experiences. To learn more about how LSU is committed to diversity and inclusivity, please see LSU's Diversity Statement and Roadmap. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact the Office of Human Resource Management (hr@lsu.edu).

    HCM Contact Information:

    Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed HR@lsu.edu

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