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Postdoctoral Fellows

Employer
University of Missouri - Columbia
Location
Columbia, Missouri
Salary
DOE
Closing date
Jul 6, 2023

Postdoctoral Fellows

Job Description

We are seeking two highly motivated, self-sufficient postdoctoral fellows to drive NIH-funded innovative research projects forward in the lab. The fellow will work with a multidisciplinary team of investigators and clinical scientists within an interdisciplinary neuroscience research group at the Bond Life Sciences Center. Major focuses of the research will be on examining the molecular mechanisms and identification of critical factors mediating neurodegeneration associated with the pathogenesis of neurodegenerative disorders such as spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), and Alzheimer's disease (AD). The findings are leveraged to develop effective cellular and molecularly targeted therapy as well as diagnosis toward translation into clinical application.

Qualifications

A PhD is required by start of the appointment.

Candidates will be evaluated on their experience in cellular or molecular biology, genetic and animal work as well as experience in the field of neurosciences.

Application Materials

Please submit with your application a current curriculum vitae and list of references with contact information.

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

Values Commitment
 
We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement.  This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research and engagement.

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 Director of Employee and Labor Relations at 573-882-7976.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Director of Accessibility and ADA at 573-884-7278.

Know Your Rights

To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) please use the following links:

• Know Your Rights https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/OFCCP/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights.pdf
• Know Your Rights https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/OFCCP/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights_Spanish.pdf

To apply, please visit: https://apptrkr.com/4250121

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