A postdoctoral position is available immediately in the Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology Department, at Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS.  The position responsibilities include conducting research involving the development of cell-free media for culturing Ehrlichia and Anaplasma species, mutagenesis and to study regulation of gene expression in Ehrlichia species.   The successful candidate will have obtained a PhD in a field involving bacterial molecular biology, or in a related discipline, have published one or more meritorious first-author manuscripts.  Experience in molecular cloning techniques, protein studies, cell culture, deep sequencing, transcriptomics, and proteomics is preferred.  Interested candidates should submit a letter of intent, CV and a list of three references to Brandy Nowakowski via email at nowakows@vet.k-state.edu.  Screening of applications will begin on April 10, 2015, and continue until the position is filled. Must be authorized to work in the U.S.