Louisiana State UniversitySchool of Veterinary MedicineDepartment of Pathobiological Sciencesis seeking a Postdoctoral Researcher to participate in a research project dealing with bovine herpes virus (BHV-1) molecular virology, BHV-1 molecular pathogenesis, and BHV-1 vectored vaccine project to develop a vaccine against other bovine viral disease; assist the PI in grant proposal preparation, analyzing research results and preparation of reports; and other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications PhD in Molecular Virology, Molecular Biology, or Biochemistry
Experience in molecular biology/virology, Herpes virus mutagenesis, recombinant vaccines and immunology
LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity/equal access employer.
LSU is the State’s flagship research university and carries the designation of “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation. It is one of 21 universities nationwide holding land-, sea-, and space-grant status. LSU enjoys a lively and diverse community of more than 36,000 faculty, staff, and students from every state and more than 120 countries. Occupying 2,000 acres on the Mississippi River in Louisiana’s capital city, Baton Rouge, LSU is approximately 80 miles northwest of New Orleans in the heart of the culturally diverse delta region. LSU’s campus, largely of Italian Renaissance architecture, is regarded as one of the top 20 most beautiful campuses in the United States with 57 buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places and over 1,200 magnificent Live Oak trees, amongst numerous magnolia grandiflora, crape myrtle, camellia, and azalea.
LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; annual and sick leave; 14 paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption; training and development opportunities; employee discounts and more!
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An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.