Current Openings

  • Postdoctoral Research Associate
  • Programmer Analyst I
  • Research Technician/Research Coordinator
  • Senior Administrative Assistant
  • Senior Research Technician

 

Application materials may be submitted to careers@stowers.org


Postdoctoral Research Associate

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The Gerton Laboratory at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research has a current opening for a postdoctoral research associate who will focus on a project using HDAD8 mutant mice as a model for defects associated with Cornelia de Lange syndrome. Highly motivated individuals holding a Ph.D. degree and who have training in mouse development and genetics are invited to apply.

The Stowers Institute is a state-of-the-art research medical research organization with an excellent postdoctoral research program and a very competitive compensation package.

Application Instructions:  To apply please submit a current CV, a brief statement of research interests and experience, and at least two letters of recommendation to jeg@stowers.org

 

Programmer Analyst I

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The Stowers Institute has an opening for a Programmer Analyst to assist the Bioinformatics Center with data analysis and programming tasks.

The Programmer Analyst will use computational tools to transform, visualize, and analyze large biological data sets primarily derived from high-throughput sequencing or microarrays.

Minimum requirements include an undergraduate degree in Computer Science or a related discipline; Proficiency with Perl, Python, or Ruby; Experience working in a Unix/Linux environment; Basic knowledge of Statistics. Interest and/or knowledge in Biology is preferred.

Candidates with R or Bioconductor experience are especially encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions: To apply, please submit a current resume, two letters of recommendation, and a copy of your college transcript to careers@stowers.org or to Administration Department, Stowers Institute for Medical Research, 1000 E 50th Street, Kansas City, MO 64110.

 

Technician/Research Coordinator

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The Stowers Institute for Medical Research has an opening for a Research Technician.

Primary duties include administrative, research and teaching responsibilities in direct support of research projects.  The individual will maintain inventories, databases, reference libraries and the department’s website; complete travel arrangements and itineraries; process reports; train laboratory members and perform bench work in support of ongoing and newly established projects.

In addition to outstanding communication and organization skills, the successful candidate will have a strong work ethic, documented record of punctuality and dependability, and the ability to multi-task in a team-oriented environment. The successful candidate will also have an excellent command of the English language with experience composing correspondence and editing material and an advanced knowledge of Microsoft and Apple programs.

Minimum requirements include an undergraduate degree in a science-related area. Laboratory experience is desired but not essential.

Application Instructions: To apply, please submit a current resume, two letters of recommendation, and a copy of your college transcript to careers@stowers.org or to Administration Department, Stowers Institute for Medical Research, 1000 E 50th Street, Kansas City, MO 64110.

 

Senior Administrative Assistant

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The Stowers Institute for Medical Research has an opening for a uniquely talented individual who can provide the highest quality administrative support to a principal investigator and members of a scientific research laboratory.    

The successful candidate will have excellent computer skills to develop and maintain a website; an advanced knowledge of Microsoft and Apple products; a documented record of punctuality and dependability; outstanding organization and communication skills; the ability to effectively multi-task in a team-oriented environment; and an excellent command of the English language to include experience in composing correspondence, editing material, and teaching writing skills and other forms of communications.  The selected candidate must be detail-oriented and well organized to relieve the principal investigator of numerous day-to-day administrative duties.

Requirements include an undergraduate degree in business, English, or a related area and at least one year of relevant experience.

Application Instructions: To apply, please submit a current resume to careers@stowers.org or to Administration Department, Stowers Institute for Medical Research, 1000 E 50th Street, Kansas City, MO 64110.

 

Senior Research Technician

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The Proteomics Center at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research has an opening for a Senior Research Technician. 

In addition to excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment, the person who fills this position will work closely with scientists in the Proteomics Center to provide several important support services to ensure the full functioning of the Center on a day to day basis and facilitate mass spectrometry usage and maintenance.  Furthermore, the person who fills this position will be involved in ongoing research and development projects to advance our capabilities.  This includes but is not limited to the purification of affinity tagged protein complexes, the analysis of these protein complexes using multidimensional protein identification technology (MudPIT), and the usage of quantitative proteomics approaches. 

Minimum requirements include a Bachelor degree in chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology or a related field with several years of demonstrated experience working in a scientific laboratory setting.  Proven expertise via a strong publication record with biochemical, molecular biology, and genomic techniques is required. 

Application Instructions: To apply, please submit a current resume to careers@stowers.org or to Administration Department, Stowers Institute for Medical Research, 1000 E 50th Street, Kansas City, MO 64110.