Post Doctoral Fellow

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Job Title: Post Doctoral Fellow
Location: Columbia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 33840
Job Description

Two Postdoctoral Associate positions are available in the Department of Surgery at the University of Missouri-Columbia. The research program examines molecular mechanisms of cardiovascular and liver diseases. Current focus is on smooth muscle phenotypic modulation, vascular remodeling, atherosclerosis, aortic aneurysm as well as fatty liver diseases.


Applicants should be highly motivated and have a Ph.D. in the biological sciences with experience/expertise in cardiovascular- or liver-related research. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in smooth muscle, fibroblast, macrophage, or liver biology. Experience with animal models such as artery injury, aortic aneurysm and fatty liver diseases is also highly desirable.

Application Materials

Candidates should submit their application with a current CV and the name, phone number and e-mail addresses of three references.

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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Job No:
Posted: 6/27/2020
Application Due: 4/23/2021
Work Type: Full Time