Post Doctoral Fellow/ Sr. Research Scientist, School of Medicine, 71314 Location:
UMKC Hospt Hill Campus Full/Part Time:
Full-Time Job ID:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
A postdoctoral fellow/ senior scientist position is available in the Perinatal Research Program in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the UMKC School of Medicine to study molecular mechanisms controlling placental development, fetal brain development and the vascular complications associated with different pregnancy disorders. This position can be filled at the level of Postdoctoral Fellow or Senior Scientist.
Salary and title are negotiable and commensurate with the level of experience and technical expertise. A
Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent degree. Expertise in the areas of human placental research, tissuespecific gene targeting, immunobiology of pregnancy and graft versus host disease, neurodevelopmental biology, and animal models of pregnancy diseases is desired. Two years of postdoctoral experience is required for the Senior Scientist position.
Full Time/Part Time
Full time, benefit-eligible, 12 month unranked non tenure track
Review of applications begins upon receipt; the position remains open until filled.
To be considered, you must complete the application which contains two (2) sections: 1. Name and Contact Information 2. Combine all application materials (a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a list of at least five references) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.
Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /,&, %, etc.).
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Finalists will be asked to provide their transcripts which reflect the required degree for determination of position title. Appointment will be contingent upon verification of your degrees through official transcripts.
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