Postdoctoral Fellow

Job description

Job ID 28657
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Location Columbia


A good knowledge of tissue culture, molecular and cellular biology approaches, biological assays and cancer biology in general is essential. Applicants must have training in mammalian tissue culture, experience with developing in vivo animal models (both cell derived xenografts, orthotopic models and patient derived xenografts); familiar with all IV, IP, IM, IT, oral administration of drugs (small molecules, biologics (antibodies and proteins); nanoparticles preferred), and familiarity with immunohistochemistry.
• PhD in Biology, Chemistry, or related fields.
• Prior experience in cancer molecular biology and animal modeling of human cancer.
• Strong bench laboratory skills on handling primary and secondary cells.
• Works well in collaborative teams and able to successfully manage an independent research project
• Prior experience with mouse husbandry, develop tumor models using cells or patient derived xenografts.
• Prior experience in administration of drugs (nanoparticles -plus) via oral, IP, IV or other modes.
• Prior experience with PCR, RNAseq, Western blotting, and/or gene editing.

Application Materials

Complete the online application and be prepared to upload a CV and Cover Letter.

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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Posted: 12/7/2018
Application Due: 2/5/2019
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