Post-Doctoral Fellow

Location
Columbia, MO
Posted
Mar 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Description

* Assist with conducting research experiments focusing on the role of CD4 T cells in peripheral tolerance. Major areas of interest include the microbial, molecular, and cellular mechanisms of effector and regulatory T cells in autoimmune and chronic inflammatory disorders.

* Perform additional experiments in traditional biochemical and molecular assays, genetics, large scale ChIP-Seq and MiSeq Illumina gene expression analyses and bioinformatics, and classical immunological analyses utilizing in vitro and whole animal models.

* Participate in multiple intramural teaching and research venues including lab meetings, works in progress meetings, immunology journal club gatherings, and departmental and campus-wide seminars.

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

* Assist with the scholarly activities of grant applications and manuscripts as needed.

* Teach and supervise students and lab staff. It is expected that graduate students will gain independence but undergraduate students and technical staff, available to support your research efforts, may require continual guidance and supervision.

* Participate in general lab maintenance, ordering of supplies, and maintenance of mouse colonies, as needed.



Qualifications

Post-graduate degree in a field of science relevant to the research conducted by assigned investigator.



Salary

Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.




Application Materials

CV and at least one Letter of Recommendation




Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits

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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