An immediate opening for a self-motivated and independent post-doctoral associate is available in the Microbiological Sciences Department of North Dakota State University, in the laboratory of Dr. Sheela Ramamoorthy. The project will involve viral pathogenesis studies, determining the correlates of protection at the pathogen and host interface and applying fundamental knowledge towards the development of novel vaccines, including rapid-response vaccines and diagnostic tests. The porcine respiratory disease complex, involving viruses such as swine influenza, swine coronaviruses and torque teno viruses, will be used as a model. Candidates will be mentored towards an independent career path, and provided with professional development opportunities such as scientific / grant writing and student mentoring opportunities. More information is available at (https://www.ndsu.edu/employment/, Job ID 2922167). Only online applications will be considered. NDSU is an EEO/AA-MF/ Vet/ Disability institution.