Job description

Location: Columbia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 35369
Job Description

A postdoctoral position is immediately available for a candidate to investigate how interactions between B and T cells affect the outcome of Brucella infection in the laboratory of Dr. Jerod Skyberg, Dept. of Veterinary Pathobiology at the University of Missouri (vpbio.missouri.edu). The successful candidate will use employ various mouse models (knockout, transgenic etc.) in conjunction with the molecular analysis of B and T cells to address the goals of this NIH-funded project.


Candidate must hold a PhD in a field related to Immunology or Microbiology by the time of employment.

Preference given to candidate with strong background in cellular and molecular immunology.

Experience with murine models, flow cytometry, and molecular biology is desired.

Application Materials

To apply, please submit a CV, a cover letter indicating research interests and career goals, and names and email addresses of three references through the application website: https://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic, JobID 35369. Candidates should have authorization to work in the U.S.A.

Application Deadline

Review of applications is ongoing and will continue until the position is filled.

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

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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Columbia Missouri Information

Columbia, Mo., is known as an ideal college town, combining small-town comforts, community spirit and low cost of living with big-city culture, activities and resources. Home to nationally renowned public schools and other colleges and educational centers, Columbia is packed with restaurants and entertainment venues and hosts more than a dozen annual cultural festivals.




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Posted: 1/26/2021
Application Due: 4/26/2021
Work Type: Full Time