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
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Research/Scientific, Fixed Term Academic Staff, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union

Position Summary

The department of Pharmacology and Toxicology is 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.  

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Toxicology, Molecular Biology, Immunology

Minimum Requirements

Experience working with cell culture and animal studies (mostly mice, rats and rabbits helpful); Molecular biology, biochemistry and immunology/immunohistochemistry techniques (including PCR, RT-PCR, western blotting and ELISAs, tissue histopathological microscopic observations and analysis etc); 

Desired Qualifications

Compassion for animals involved in research; Ability to work effectively in a team environment; Proficient written, oral, and interpersonal skills; Work experience with skin and/or eye, lung tissues.

Required Application Materials

Please provide resume including the work experience and techniques known, and cover letter.

Together-we-will Statement

The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at:

Special Instructions

Please provide three reference letters and their contact information.

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MSU Statement

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Advertised: Jan 31, 2023 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Jan 31, 2026 Eastern Standard Time

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