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Post-Doctoral Research Associate

         To conduct Pre and/or Post-harvest food safety research with an emphasis on elucidating
mechanisms associated with pathogens and their relationship to gut health in heavy
broilers and laying hens.
         To conduct research in the areas described above that will be published in quality journals. Assist in seeking extramural funding. Interact with staff and students. Duration: 1-3 years, pending continuation of funding
         Minimum qualifications: PhD in Poultry Science, Animal Science, Biochemistry,
Immunology, Microbiology, or related fields. Preferred qualifications: Experience with molecular techniques.
         Application must be submitted online at www.msujobs.msstate.edu. Applicants should submit the following documents: i) curriculum vitae (including statement of current position and responsibilities); ii) academic transcripts; iii) cover letter expressing
applicant’s interests and qualifications; and iv) three letters of reference. Screening of
applications is expected to begin immediately. The position will remain open until a
suitable candidate is found.
         For questions, please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Pratima Adhikari,
pratima.adhikari@msstate.edu, or the department head, Dr. Mary Beck, m.beck@msstate.edu.