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Postdoctoral Fellow
Washington State University in Pullman, Washington
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Date Posted November 20, 2019
Employment Type Full-time
Application Deadline Open until filled

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Postdoctoral Research Associate

Working Title

Postdoctoral Fellow

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College of Veterinary Medicine

Hiring Unit

Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health

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Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health

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Summary of Duties

A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Leigh Knodler in the Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health at Washington State University to support ongoing NIH- and Burroughs Wellcome-funded research projects on the mechanisms of cellular pathogenesis of Salmonella enterica infections.

Several projects on the molecular mechanisms used by this pathogen to survive and replicate within eukaryotic cells are available, including how bacterial type III secretion systems and effector proteins modulate host membrane trafficking pathways.

The successful candidate will develop and apply new and existing molecular and cell biological techniques such as bacterial genetics, confocal microscopy, protein biochemistry and molecular biology to study host-pathogen interactions.

Additional Information

View the Benefits overview for information regarding competitive benefits available.

For more information regarding Dr. Knodler’s research, please visit Dr. Knodler’s Faculty Profile

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Full Time

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Salary is commensurate upon qualifications and education.

Required Qualifications

Candidates should have a PhD or equivalent degree in a field related to the posted summary of duties.
Candidates are expected to be very motivated for career development and committed to driving high quality and high impact research.
Must be able to work independently and have good written and oral communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to applicants with experience in microbial pathogenesis, cell biology and/or protein biochemistry.

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Type of Recruitment

Open Recruitment

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Posting Close Date


Open Until Filled (overrides close field)


Special Instructions to Applicants

This position is open until filled. Application screening will begin on July 15, 2019.

To apply for this position at Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, please visit www.wsujobs.com. Candidates will need to include in the online application a cover letter detailing their research experience and career goals, a curriculum vitae and contact information for three references.

This position is initially a one-year appointment with yearly extensions possible depending on progress and performance, and/or available funding.

EEO Statement

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 NSFADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (http://www.advance.wsu.edu/).

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 hrs@wsu.edu.

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