Research Associate in Pharmacology Toxicology
Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
United States

Research Associate-Fixed Term

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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Department: Pharmacology Toxicology 10034646
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Research/Scientific, Non-Union

Position Summary

Seeking a highly motivated Research Associate for postdoctoral training to work in a lab focusing on understanding mechanisms of toxicity and inflammation from exposures to toxic chemical agents employing state-of-the-art molecular techniques and toxicology approaches with an ultimate goal of effectively treating injuries or diseases from toxic chemical exposures.  

Required Degree

Doctorate -toxicology, molecular biology, immunology

Minimum Requirements

PhD in the field of toxicology, molecular biology, immunology, pharmacology or a related field. Experience working with cell culture and animal studies (mostly mice). Molecular biology,  biochemistry and immunology /immunohistochemistry techniques (including PCR, RT-PCR, western blotting and ELISAs, tissue histopathological microscopic observations and analysis etc).  

Desired Qualifications

Work experience with skin and/or eye, lung tissues will be helpful but is not desirable.

Proficient written, oral, and interpersonal skills.

Ability to work effectively in a team environment.

Compassion for animals involved in research.

Required Application Materials

Resume including the work experience and techniques known, and cover letter

Special Instructions

Provide contact information for three references.

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Summary of Health Risks

Exposure to human blood, serum, tissue and other body fluids; and materials covered under Universal Precautions.

Work with animals or unfixed animal tissue.

Wear a respirator (does not include paper dust mask worn for comfort).


MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised: Mar 2, 2020 Eastern Standard Time

Applications close: Mar 1, 2022 Eastern Standard Time

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