Research Assistant

Kansas State University

Manhattan, KS

ID: 7066586
Posted: May 29, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

About This Role:

The Division of Biology seeks a Research Assistant to work in the laboratory of Dr. Zhilong Yang to study NIH-supported project on virus-host interactions. Must have motivation for research.

Why Join Us:

The Division of Biology is one of the largest research units at Kansas State University averaging $8-9M in extramural funding per year. Kansas State University is located in the city of Manhattan (, a pleasant community of about 50,000 located in the scenic Flint Hills of northeastern Kansas, about 2 hours from Kansas City. Local recreational opportunities include a large lake/park system, diverse outdoor activities, athletic events, and a rich program in the performing arts. Manhattan also serves as the regional center for education, health care, commerce, entertainment and communications.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor degree in molecular and cell biology or related science field
Preferred Qualifications:

Familiarity with Western Blot, standard molecular biology techniques and/or virology
Masters degree in virology, molecular biology, biochemistry or related field.
Other Requirements:

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

Cover letter
Name and contact information for three references
Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until filled

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

Salary commensurate with education and experience.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

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.


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