Postdoctoral Fellow

Columbia, MO
Feb 22, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Description

Investigate the mechanisms by which tumors induce immune tolerance in the setting of hepatocellular cancer and pancreatic cancer and develop immune-based therapeutic strategies to fight tumors, facilitating translation into clinical practice.

Participate in weekly lab meetings, perform original research, and draft manuscripts.

Learn new technologies and develop mutually defined research projects which expand professional growth.

Submit intra-and extramural funding applications to support personal experiments and research.

To assist with the scholarly activities of grant applications and manuscripts as needed.

Teach, supervise and provide guidance to students and lab staff to gain independence and support research efforts.

Participate in general lab maintenance, ordering of supplies, and caring for mouse colonies.

Qualifications: Post-graduate degree (PhD) in immunology relevant to the research conducted by the assigned investigator.


Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

Application Materials

Application, CV/Resume, Description of Previous Research, Research Accomplishments, Career Interests and 3 References.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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