Job description

Location: Columbia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 34394
Job Description

We are accepting applications for a postdoctoral fellow for pre-clinical research in PET imaging in oncological brain tumor immunology studies in the Biochemistry Department at the University of Missouri. The successful candidate will develop immunoPET tracers to monitor immune cell activity in brain tumors in response to immunotherapy. Additional projects may include working on the development of theranostics for brain tumor therapy.

The successful candidate will join a multidisciplinary team including bioinformatics, radiomics, immunology, tumor biology, and clinicians. Our well-funded laboratory is an energetic and motivating environment for scientific growth with an aim to foster independent careers.


Qualifications: Applicants should have a PhD in medicinal chemistry, organic chemistry, biological chemistry, or equivalent field. Excellent written and verbal English communication skills are required.

Application Materials

Interested applicants should visit https://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic, submit an application, CV, cover letter with research interests, and contact information for references.

Application Deadline

Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. For information, contact W. Barry Edwards, PhD ([email protected]).

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, 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

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.

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


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Posted: 9/19/2020
Application Due: 12/15/2020
Work Type: Full Time