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  • Postdoctoral Researcher - Innate Immunity, Inflammation, and Toxicology Laboratory
    Department of Comparative Biomedical Sciences
    Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

    Job Description:
    A postdoctoral position is available in the Innate Immunity, Inflammation, and Toxicology Laboratory of the Department of Comparative Biomedical Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine at Louisiana State University to study the mechanisms of regulation of inflammation in immune-mediated diseases, metabolic syndrome, and cancer.

    Job Responsibilities:
    Perform laboratory physical activities including lab research, transporting animals on cart, working in animal facility with mask on, data storage and data analysis, writing manuscripts, preparing and presenting results in seminars and meetings, and other duties as assigned.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    Specific Degree: Doctoral degree, PhD or equivalent, DVM, MD, in Biomedical, Biological, or related field
    1 year of biomedical research experience

    Preferred Qualifications:
    Experience in mouse colony management, genotyping, mouse models of inflammatory disease, cell culture, primary cell isolation, molecular biology and immunology techniques, including PCR, RT-PCR, immunoblotting, Gel electrophoresis, cytokine estimation, and protein, RNA, and DNA work preferred.

    Special or Physical Qualifications:
    Must be eligible to work in the United States.
    *Due to the nature of the position and/or position responsibilities this position shall be subject to drug/alcohol testing in accordance with University Policy Statement 67.

    Special Instructions:
    An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.
    Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience.
    A copy of your transcript(s) may be attached to your application (if available). However, original transcripts are required prior to hire.
    Please provide three professional references including name, title, phone number and e-mail address.

    Apply for the position on the LSU Career site here:

    Additional Information:
    Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.
    Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!
    Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed

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