Postdoctoral Fellow

Columbia, MO
Jul 03, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job ID 16932
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Location Columbia

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

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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.

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MU Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is committed to cultural diversity. The broad range of life experiences, values, cultural practices and perspectives in our community establishes an institutional foundation for innovative learning and discovery. It further expands the university's ability to become a globally-recognized epicenter for education, research and entrepreneurship. It is expected that the successful candidate will share this commitment.

Job Description

The primary focus of this position will be studying the role of T Cell Receptor signaling in the development of protective immunity in infection and cancer. We use novel mouse models of infection and cancer to define the biochemical mechanisms involved in the generation of memory T cells. Prior experience working with mouse models of disease, tetON/Off conditional models, adoptive transfer, intravascular and retro-orbital injection, retroviral transduction, cloning, confocal microscopy, protein biochemistry, cell cultures and flow cytometry is desired. In addition, the candidate will participate in manuscript preparation, grant writing, and mentoring students and lab staff.


PhD or equivalent

Application Materials

1) Cover letter outlining research accomplishments, experience and goals (1-2 pages maximum)

2) List of three references with contact information including email and phone number

3) Availability date

4) CV or biosketch with list of publications included


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