Posting Summary: A postdoctoral position in amphibian antiviral immunology is available in the Animal Immunology/Genetics Lab at Tennessee State University, Nashville. The postdoc will participate in ongoing projects focused on the interferon signaling and its role in regulation of Ranvrius infection and other potential role in amphibian biology. Most of this research focuses on laboratory Xenopus species for molecular biology and virology studies. There will also be opportunities for the postdoc to initiate new research projects consistent with the lab's general interests. In addition to animal handling, collecting and analyzing data. the postdoctoral researcher will be expected to contribute to the publication of peer-reviewed scientific articles (both as a lead author and as a co-author) and give presentations at national and regional conferences. Initial appointment is for one year at 32.5 hours per week plus benefits with a starting salary commensurate with experience and education; this grant funded position is expected to be renewed or promoted for at least three years if performance during the first year is satisfactory.
Internal Number: 220_56715
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Tennessee State University is committed to excellence and has been consistently listed in the U.S. News & World Report’s “Guide to America’s Best Colleges” for more than a decade. Founded in 1912, TSU is a comprehensive, urban, co-educational, land-grant institution in Nashville, Tennessee. The university has been served by seven presidents, including Dr. Glenda Baskin Glover, who is currently serving as our eighth president.TWO CAMPUSESOur Nashville home offers two locations—the 500-acre main campus nestles in a beautiful residential neighborhood along the Cumberland River, and the downtown Avon Williams campus sits near the center of Nashville’s business and government district.