Current Openings

  • Postdoctoral Research Associate
  • Research Coordinator
  • Senior Accountant
  • Senior Administrative Assistant

 

Application materials may be submitted to careers@stowers.org


Research Coordinator

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

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.

 

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

 

Senior Accountant

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The Stowers Institute has an opening for a Senior Accountant.  This person will apply generally acceptable accounting principles and financial analysis experience to accomplish financial statement preparation, consolidations, and modeling analysis for a multiple company environment that includes non-profits and for-profit entities.

Responsibilities include a wide variety of accounting and finance areas such as journal entries, general ledger reconciliations, monthly and annual audit closing schedules, budget reporting, tax return schedules, financial analysis, and other senior level accounting reporting. 

The successful candidate will have comprehensive knowledge and understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP); strong financial statement preparation and analysis experience; outstanding computer skills including Excel and ERP platforms; the ability to work in a team-oriented environment and exhibit strong communication and inter-personal skills.

Minimum requirements include an undergraduate degree in accounting, finance, or a related field and at least three years of professional level experience in public, corporate, or nonprofit accounting.  CPA designation is desirable, but not 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.

 

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.