Columbia, MO
Jun 21, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job ID 22026
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Location Columbia

Job Description

The Department of Biochemistry seeks to recruit one postdoctoral fellow to work in the Christopher Bond Life Sciences Center. The position is for one year and is renewable up to 3 years. Postdoctoral fellow positions are 100% research and offers a competitive salary plus benefits. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2016 and will remain open until filled.

The major focus of research is studying the molecular mechanisms of autoimmune disease in vitro and in vivo, in particular the regulation of receptor-mediated inflammatory signaling pathways. Candidates are expected to work in a team-oriented environment and possess excellent oral and written skills. Candidates will also be expected to assist in preparing manuscripts and grant applications.


The basic qualification for this position is the completion of Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a field of science relevant to the research conducted. Preference will be given to candidates in the broadly defined fields of immunology, biochemistry and molecular biology. Additional qualifications include demonstrated experience in utilization of mouse models, including the breeding and maintenance of mice engineered with cre-recombinase technology, molecular biology techniques e.g., Western blot, real-time PCR, immunohistochemistry, primary and cell line cultures and a demonstrated ability to publish in English-language peer-reviewed journals.

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

The University of Missouri is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information, call the Associate Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.


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Application Materials

Apply using the online application. Be prepared to upload contact information for 3 professional references, graduate transcript(s), and current CV including publication list.


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