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Job ID: 157074

Kansas State University

Date Posted Apr. 7, 2021
University Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS, United States
Department Animal Sciences and Industry
Application Deadline Apr. 30, 2021
Position Start Date Jun. 1, 2021
  • Post-Doc
  • Food & Nutritional Science

POSTDOC IN FOOD SAFETY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY – under the supervision of Dr. Valentina Trinetta – Kansas State University

PREFERENCE: Candidates with molecular biology or microbiology experimental experiences as there will be wet lab screening work and whole genome sequencing are preferable.

Responsibilities/Job Description:

  • Characterization and analysis of Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella enterica isolates.
  • Identification of disinfectant-resistance, antibiotic-resistance and metal-resistance isolates including sequencing and phenotypic characterization.
  • Involving in developing and verification of bioinformatics tool for food industrial users to predict resistance and gene expression in genome.
  • Communicate research results by presenting data at project meetings, international conferences, and write manuscripts for publication.
  • Collaboration includes active participation in national and international meetings and conferences, sharing of data and results, contribution to joint publications.

PhD degree in Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Food Microbiology or a similar degree is preferred.

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