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Kansas State University
Posted: 08/16/2021
Fellow (Post Doc)
Salary: $47,476 - $60,000

Fellow (Post Doc)

Department: 3670020050 Biochem Molecular Biophysics

Job no: 511297

Employment type: Post Doc (Term)

Location: Manhattan, Kansas

Categories: Applied Sciences, Research / Scientific / Grants

Pay Grade: 001

About This Role:

The Geisbrecht Lab at Kansas State University is seeking a motivated post-doctoral candidate for an NIH-funded project to understand muscle tissue remodeling in Drosophila. Our lab broadly studies signaling pathways and cell biological mechanisms that spatially and temporally regulate muscle development and homeostasis. In combination with Drosophila genetic manipulations, other approaches include advanced imaging analysis, molecular biology, and biochemistry.

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off - vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics in the College of Arts and Sciences seeks to foster diversity in a commitment to recruit, retain and resource peoples historically under-represented in university education in the United States. Fostering diversity goes beyond increasing the numbers of under-represented students, faculty and staff. It also includes a commitment to substantial curricular offerings, resources, and programming that foregrounds the knowledge, perspectives, cultures, and histories of marginalized communities. A truly diverse college culture and structure will benefit all members of the university community to better serve and excel in an increasingly global and multicultural world.

What You'll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

• Ph.D. or equivalent degree in biology, genetics, biochemistry, or a related field with strong writing skills and publications

Preferred Qualifications:

• Extensive experience with Drosophila genetics

• Microscopy and molecular biology experience

Other Requirements:

• Experience in use of computational tools and databases for organizing information and keeping detailed laboratory records

• Ability to work in a multidisciplinary, team-based environment with researchers.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

• Cover letter (research interests/future goals)

• Current CV

• Names of 3 references

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$47,476 - $60,000 annually

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

Advertised: Aug 13, 2021

Application Closes: Open until filled

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