Postdoctoral Fellow - Cancer Immunology

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Job ID 24955
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Location Columbia

Job Description

POSTDOCTORAL POSITION in Cancer Immunology is available for a highly motivated PhD in the laboratory of Drs. Kevin Staveley-O'Carroll and Guangfu Li at the University of Missouri - School of Medicine.

* This position will be an excellent learning opportunity for someone who is interested in a future cancer immunology or cancer immunotherapy career.

* Both basic and translational research projects are ongoing in our research group under the guidance of physician scientists and basic scientists.

* 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.

* 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, and ordering of supplies.


PhD with strong experience in immunology, cancer immunotherapy, and animal modeling is required.


Salary will be commensurate with experience.

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

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 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

Please complete the brief online application, and include your curriculum vitae, a description of previous research, research accomplishments, career interests, and a list of three references.





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Posted: 2/28/2018
Application Due: 4/29/2018
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