Michigan State University Research Associate-Fixed Term in East Lansing, Michigan
Research Associate-Fixed Term
Back to search resultsApply nowJob no:510266
Work type:Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College:College Of Agriculture And Nat Resources
Department:Animal Science Department Anr 10002063
Salary:Salary Commensurate with Experience
Categories:Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Agriculture
A research associate position is available for a highly motivated candidate with a Ph.D. degree in animal or biomedical sciences to join a research group focusing on ovarian biology, especially cellular and molecular regulation of early follicular development and ovarian functions. The candidate should have significant laboratory experience and peer-reviewed publication(s). Candidate will be responsible for performing experiments in the laboratory which will include DNA, RNA, protein extraction, western blotting, qPCR, tissue culture, hormone assays, histological analysis, immunochemistry,in situhybridization and etc. as well carry out data analysis resulting from experiments and help with manuscript preparation/writing. Candidate with previous experience working with farm animals (cows) is desired. Candidate should have excellent interpersonal skills and work well with others. Position requires strong attention to detail, ability to work independently and as part of a team.
This position is initially for one year, renewable annually based on performance, for up to three years with a possibility of an extension contingent on the availability of funding.
Doctorate -animal or biomedical sciences
A doctorate degree in animal or biomedical sciences or equivalent field.
Significant laboratory experience and peer-reviewed publication(s)
Ability to perform experiments in the laboratory which include DNA, RNA, protein extraction, western blotting, qPCR, tissue culture, hormone assays, histological analysis, immunochemistry,in situhybridization
Ability to conduct data analysis resulting from experiments
Excellent scientific writing skills and interpersonal skills and ability to work well with others.
Strong attention to detail
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Previous experience working with farm animals (cows)
Strong knowledge in female reproductive physiology and endocrinology
Research experience with 3D cell/tissue culture
Research experience with microRNA techniques
Research experience in programmed cell death (apoptosis/autography)
Experience with handling of and sampling from farm animal (cows), such as collecting blood and performing ultrasound scanning.
Required Application Materials
Statement of research interests
Contact information for three referees
For more information about this position, please contact Dr. Mingyuan Yang, Department of Animal Science, MSU; email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Review of Applications Begins On
Summary of Health Risks
Work with animals.
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:Jun 6, 2018Eastern Daylight Time