Post-doctoral Fellow

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Job ID 20550
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Location Columbia

Job Description

A postdoctoral research scholar position is available immediately in the Department of Neurology. A major interest of the laboratory is studying the mechanisms of inflammation and neurodegeneration in vitro and in vivo, in particular the regulation of pro inflammatory mediators in the central nervous system. Focus is on the role of glia maturation factor in the regulation of inflammation and inflammatory signaling pathways in Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease.


Candidates must have a PhD and/or MD degree in Neuroscience, Biochemistry, Molecular biology, or a related field desired. Candidates must have extensive experience in primary cultures of neuronal cell, mouse model of AD and/or PD, mouse behavior studies, siRNA transfections, RNA isolation and real-time PCR, Western blot, immunohistochemistry and managing mouse colony.

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 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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Posted: 9/11/2018
Application Due: 11/10/2018
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