Postdoctoral Fellow

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


Job ID 16319
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Location Columbia



Job Description

-Provide oversight for all animal husbandry, our animal surgery team, organizing, set-up, ordering, the Endo/Sham surgeries and follow-up animal care and animal treatments.
-Participate in all animal surgeries.
-Work with the PI to provide direction and oversight of the development of three generations of embryos and offspring from Endo and Sham rats.
-Supervise tissue/sample collection for appropriate allocation to all experiments.
-Perform all techniques for studying epigenetic modifications, imprinting, and deviations in embryo survival mechanisms.
-Oversee laboratory technical personnel, graduate and undergraduate students who may be assisting with this project.
-Successful candidate is expected to prepare and present their research at national / international meetings in the field and publish two manuscripts per year.
-One to two years in related laboratory work, a good publication list, evidence of ability to earn external funding and excellent references is preferred.

Qualifications

PhD or DVM

Other Information

Major Areas of Expertise:
Embryos
Gametes
Ovary
Testis
Uterus
Epigenetics
Imprinting
Ubiquitination

Technical Requirements:
Cell/Tissue Culture
ChIP
Blotting/probing
ELISA
Histology
Immunohistochemistry/Immunofluorescence
Imaging/Image Manipulation
Protein Purification
qPCR
RNAi
Sequencing and Analysis
Surgery
Epigenetic - primer design, COBRA, MeDIP, etc., Gene expression arrays
Ability to speak and write fluent English

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 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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Application Materials

Curriculum Vitae, Three Professional Letters of Reference, Research Goal Statement

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