Postdoctoral Fellow - Endothelial Biology

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Job ID 28190
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Location Columbia

Job Description

Two postdoctoral fellowship positions in endothelial biology are immediately available in the Department of Child Health at the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine. Applicants should have a Ph.D degree in cell or vascular biology, immunology, or a related field. Experience in endothelial cell-based assays, flow cytometry, miRNA, cell transfection is preferred. The successful candidates will study different aspects of the biological roles of circulating exosomes on endothelial and macrophage function and the mechanistic aspects of miRNA exosomal cargo in heterogeneous endothelial cell sources and phagocytic cells. Our research program involves understanding the cellular and molecular mechanisms of atherosclerosis and end-organ injury in the context of sleep disorders. The University of Missouri is one of only five universities in the United States that has the School of Medicine, the College of Veterinary Medicine, and the College of Agriculture on the same campus. This provides a core of expertise in both human and animal disease models. Ample training opportunities exist in our laboratory as well as at the University level.

For questions, please contact David Gozal, MD, MBA, Chair, Department of Child Health, via email: [email protected]


Ph.D. in cell or vascular biology, immunology, or a related field.

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: 12/16/2018
Application Due: 2/5/2019
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