Post Doctoral Fellow
Kansas City, MO
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Job Description

Pursue translational research with a focus on discovery of exosomes associated biomarkers of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST).

Required Qualifications

Ph.D. degree in pharmacology, cellular/molecular biology, biochemistry, or related field. Experience in exosomes biology, purification and analysis technics, as well as biomarkers discovery and validation with strong record of publications. Experience in the design and execution of both in vitro and in vivo functional studies. Ability to independently develop new research hypothesis and grant proposals.
Experience in the design and execution of both in vitro and in vivo functional studies.
Ability to independently develop new research hypothesis and grant proposals.

Preferred Qualifications

Strong problem solving, communication and writing skills; the ability to conduct research independently and with a team; and the ability to lead and manage multiple projects. Expertise in basic techniques of molecular and cell biology, histology, in vivo mouse xenograft models is essential. Experience in Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) protocol preparation is desirable. Prior experience of successful grant applications and a track record of publications in the field of exosomes and oncology is strongly preferred.

Environment Laboratory Physical Requirements Light Probation Status

Subject to the regulations of the State of Kansas, the Board of Regents and the University of Kansas Medical Center, I understand and agree that I may be subject to a probation period and during the probation period I serve at the pleasure of the Executive Vice Chancellor of KUMC and my employment may be ended at any time during that period.

Hiring Range EEO Statement

KU Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

Job Duties

Description of Job Duty

Design and implement exosomes purification and subpopulations isolations studies using cell lines and human clinical samples.


Job Type Full-time