Columbia, MO

University of Missouri - Columbia (MU)

Job Description

The Wan lab at the Bond Life Sciences Center is seeking a Post Doctoral Fellow in Glycoproteomics.

Function:To perform research characterizing the antigenicity and immunogenicity of microbial glycoproteins (including influenza viruses), using glycoproteomics approaches and to develop effective antigens as vaccines.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:(1) To implement and develop glycoproteomics approaches by using mass spectrometry instruments, HPLC and other equipment to collect glycomics and proteomics data; (2) To perform analyses of glycomics and proteomics data; (3) To record all methods, results, and other relevant information in an organized manner as instructed by the Principal Investigator; (4) To prepare manuscripts, project reports and other documents and to assist in grant preparation; (5) To train graduate and postdoctoral researchers in glycomics and proteomics data collection and analyses.


Qualifications: This position will require a Ph.D. degree in Glycobiology, Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, or related field. Prior experience in glycomics, proteomics, and hands-on experience in mass spectrometry/HPLC is a minimum requirement. Prior research experience in influenza viruses is not required. The successful candidate should be highly motivated and integrate within a diverse team.

Application Materials

Application, Curriculum Vitae, List of References



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 athttp://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.

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Posted: 06/24/2022