TITLE: Assistant Professor Research
The responsibilities of this position include 1) developing and validating molecular diagnostic assays, 2) conducting surveillance of antimicrobial resistance in major animal and zoonotic pathogens, 3) initiating whole genome sequencing based detection of pathogens and antimicrobial resistance genes, 4) mentoring graduate students, and staff members, 5) reporting data to appropriate federal and state agencies, and 6) drafting scientific reports, grant proposals and manuscripts for publication.
Applicants must have a doctoral degree in related/relevant area and at least 3 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.
8am – 5pm M-F, some evenings and weekends may be required
This is a full-time, 12 month appointment. Starting salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s education and experience.
On-line application at https://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/index.php
Submit resume and 3 letters of reference
Review of applications will begin August 5, 2018 and the position will remain open until filled.
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
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