Postdoctoral Research Associate - Washington State University in Pullman Washington

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Washington State University

Pullman, Washington

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Postdoctoral Research Associate will supervise and conduct research for a portion of a USDA grant focused on calf health and antimicrobial resistance. The researcher will be required to work on commercial-scale dairy farms and conduct the necessary microbiology lab work daily. The researcher will also be responsible for data management and analysis leading to extension and peer-review publications. This position requires extended time in the field.

Required Qualifications

A doctoral degree (PhD, DrPH, DVM, MD or equivalent) is required in the field of veterinary science, animal science, microbiology, animal health or related-field. Evidence of laboratory work experience, preferably in microbiology, is required. Applicant should have experience working with dairy cattle and knowledge of dairy production.

Preferred Qualifications

Evidence of experience communicating with diverse constituents including peers, technical staff, field veterinarians, producers and dairy workers is preferred. Applicants that have published their research in peer-review journals within their discipline will be given preference. Bi-lingual English/Spanish applicants are desired.

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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