Post-Doctoral Fellow - Translational Cancer Immunology, Biology and Therapy

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Job ID 25082
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Location Columbia

Job Description

We are seeking a highly motivated, self-sufficient postdoctoral fellow to drive innovative research projects forward in the lab. An experience in immunology or molecular biology and animal work is required. The fellow will work with a multidisciplinary team of investigators and clinician scientists within a translational cancer research program at the Ellis Fischel Cancer Center. A major focus of the research will be on detection and characterization circulating tumor cells involved in cancer detection and progression. The position will also include participating in general lab maintenance, and ordering of supplies

Candidates must be scientifically curious, intellectually committed, and capable of working independently. Strong communication and writing skills are essential to develop and execute independent hypothesis-driven cancer research. Grant-writing skills would be beneficial and will be further developed. This position will be an excellent learning opportunity for someone interested in a future translational biomedical research, cancer biology and immunology or medical career.

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

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, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. 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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Columbia Missouri Information

Columbia, Mo., is known as an ideal college town, combining small-town comforts, community spirit and low cost of living with big-city culture, activities and resources. Home to nationally renowned public schools and other colleges and educational centers, Columbia is packed with restaurants and entertainment venues and hosts more than a dozen annual cultural festivals.

Application Materials

To apply, please complete the brief online application and upload your curriculum vitae, a description of previous research, research accomplishments, career interests, and a list of three references.





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Posted: 8/27/2018
Application Due: 10/26/2018
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