Post-Doctoral Associate

University of Minnesota - Office of Human Resources
March 25, 2020
Twin Cities, MN
Job Type


Required qualifications:
Candidates must have completed a Ph.D. degree by start date.

Preferred Qualifications:
Prior research experience in molecular biology and animal models preferred

About the Job

Develop and in vitro characterize recombinant viral vector-based vaccines
Evaluate immune responses and efficacy of vaccines in animal models
Mammalian cell and virus cultivations
Bacterial and viral gene cloning and manipulation
Lab animal studies and sample collections
Perform all phases of experimental investigations on an independent basis
Collaborate with other researchers
Routine oral/written reports to the Lab Directors/Principal Investigators about progress of major research projects
Provide guidance to laboratory staff including undergraduate students, graduate students and technicians
Prepare manuscripts and abstracts based on the research findings
Present research findings at laboratory meetings and appropriate scientific conferences

How To Apply

Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will be given the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.

Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section.

To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).


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Background Check Information

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About the U of M

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

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