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Temporary Research Associate, UMKC School of Science & Engineering, 38315

University of Missouri - Kansas City
Job Location:
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Hiring Department

Biological and Biomedical Systems, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Science and Engineering

Job Description

A temporary postdoctoral position is available in the McGraw laboratory at UMKC in the School of Science and Engineering.  The duties and responsibilities include: 
  • Applicant must have demonstrated expertise in mechanosensory hair cell biology using zebrafish as a model organism. 
  • Necessary experience includes CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing, zebrafish genotyping and mutant analysis, confocal microscopy, statistical analysis, manuscript preparation, and zebrafish handling.
  • Any other duties as assigned 


The candidate must have proof of a recently defended Ph.D. in biology or a related field.

Application Materials

Handling of Application Materials

After initial review by the committee all uploaded materials may be shared with all faculty in the prospective home department. For affiliations and joint appointments materials may be shared with all faculty in all departments involved.

Application Deadline

Open until filled 

Other Information

This is a temporary position for 3 months and would work 40 hours/week

Benefit Eligibility

This position is not eligible for University benefits.  Individuals in non benefit eligible positions may choose to participate in the Tax Deferred Annuity Plan (403b).  For information about this plan, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

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

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