Apply now Job no: 505561 Position type: Full-Time 12-Month, Time-Limited Department: 183900 - CVM Pathobiology/Population Med Dep Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS Categories: Professional Position Open Date: Feb 13 2023
A research associate position is available to support marine animal health research at the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine. The research associate will be located at Starkville, Mississippi with periodic trips to Gulfport, Mississippi.
Salary Grade: 13
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Area of Specialization:
Marine Animal Health Research
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The research associate will work on funded research projects to support health of marine mammals and sea turtles in the Mississippi Sound. Research will involve sample collection and analysis to support health of rehabilitating dolphins or sea turtles or to investigate cause of death. Research will also involve population and habitat analysis of dolphins in the Mississippi Sound to support health of wild dolphins and sea turtles.
A BS or MS in marine biology, veterinary science, biology, microbiology, biochemistry, animal science, or a related discipline is required. Training or experience in marine animal health, database building/management, statistical analysis, epidemiology analysis, and writing scientific publications are preferred. Ability to work as a member of a multidisciplinary team of scientists is desirable. 1. Beginning with a bachelor's degree: a. A professional employee with a bachelor's degree and demonstrated competence can begin work at the Research Associate I level. b. To begin at the Research Associate II level, one must have a bachelor's degree and a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience and the equivalent of a master's degree. c. To begin at the Research Associate III level, one must have a bachelor's degree and a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience and the equivalent of a master's degree. 2. Beginning with a master's degree: a. A professional employee with a master's degree and a minimum of 1 year of relevant experience and demonstrated competency can begin work at the Research Associate II level. b. To begin at the Research Associate III level, one must have a master's degree and a minimum of 3 years of experience. c. To begin at the Senior Research Associate level, one must have a master's degree and a minimum of 6 years of experience. 3. Beginning with a doctoral degree: a. A professional employee with a doctoral degree with 2 years of relevant experience and demonstrated competence can begin work at the Research Associate III level. b. To begin at the Senior Research Associate level, one must have a doctoral degree and a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.
Rank and salary commensurate with education and experience.
Instructions for Applying:
Link to apply: https:// explore.msujobs.msstate.edu/
All applicants must apply online at www. msujobs.msstate.edu. Please include cover letter and resume along with names and addresses of at least three references.
Position is contingent upon continued availability of funding.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.
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Advertised: Feb 13 2023 Central Standard Time Applications close: