May 14, 2019
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Location: Columbia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 27559
Application Materials

Cover Letter outlining research interests and career goals
Curriculum Vitae
List of References (minimum of 3)

Job Description

A postdoctoral researcher position is available immediately in Bond Life Sciences Center at the University of Missouri to study preclinical therapeutic development of novel SMN-inducing compounds, identification of SMA disease-modifying genes, and collaborate with a local biotechnology company, Shift Pharmaceuticals.

We seek enthusiastic, highly qualified and motivated individuals to join our research group.

Our laboratory is located in Columbia, MO in the state-of-the-art Bond Life Sciences Center.


The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. degree with a strong background in molecular genetics and neurobiology. Research experience in animal handling, biochemistry and molecular imaging would be considered advantageous.



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 http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits

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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