Postdoc Research Associate - Washington State University in Spokane Washington

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Washington State University

Spokane, Washington

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Position: Postdoctoral Research Associate in the College of Medical Sciences at Washington State University (WSU) Spokane. The appointment is 12 month, full time, non-tenure track with an immediate expected start date. Salary is commensurate with qualification and experience.
Description of Position:
Using Caenorhabditis elegans as a model organism, the successful applicant will join a new research program to study microbial pathogenesis, host response, molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying neuro-immune interactions during pathogen infection.

Required Qualifications

A PhD degree in a relevant field of biology with less than five years of prior postdoctoral experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:
Applicants should have a strong background in at least one of the following areas: Molecular Biology, Genetics, Microbiology, Immunology and Biochemistry. A background in neurobiology or experience with C. elegans would be an advantage. Applicants should also be creative and self-motivated, and have the ability to work independently.

Monthly Salary

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

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Employment Type:Post-Doc and Graduate Assistants
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Post - Doctorate
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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