The International Institute of Nano and Molecular Medicine (I2NM2) of the University of Missouri is seeking a highly motivated post-doctoral candidate in the area of molecular and cell biology. I2NM2 is a multidisciplinary institute pursuing the development of new cancer therapies. The successful candidate will support the institute's efforts in cellular biochemistry and animal tumor model development and in understanding cellular response to new therapeutics. The position requires a Ph.D. in molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry, microbiology or a related field. A strong background in molecular and cell biology including various experimental techniques is crucial. The applicant should have excellent written and oral communication skills, and the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment. The Institute houses world-class laboratories and instrumentation described on our website: http://nanomed.missouri.edu.
Qualifications: A PhD in Molecular/Cell Biology or related subjects.
Apply using the online application and upload a curriculum vitae.
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