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Job ID 28570
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Location Columbia

Job Description

The Dalton Cardiovascular Research Center of the University of Missouri-Columbia is seeking a highly motivated Research Scientist/Academic to join Dr. Lakshmi Pulakat's Lab. The lab studies diabetes and chemotherapy associated cardiovascular pathology and signaling, predominantly using rat and mouse models for diabetes and breast cancer. Lab also studies diabetic wound healing. It is anticipated that the selected individual will be responsible for conducting an independent research project and will also supervise other members of the lab.


Appropriate qualifications for this position include a Ph.D. degree, at least one year experience of a postdoctoral fellowship in any related area of biomedical science, extensive experience in echocardiography and other cardiovascular related techniques, proficiency in handling primary cultures of human cardiovascular and cancer cells, biostatistics, experience in proteomics and transcriptomics and knowledge and experience in wound physiology and pathology.


Salary 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

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To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.


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Posted: 11/30/2018
Application Due: 1/29/2019
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