Postdoctoral Scientist Position, Trainor Laboratory, Stowers Institute

Posted 7/10/2017

A postdoctoral position is available in the Trainor laboratory at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research in Kansas City MO. Research in the Trainor laboratory focuses on neural crest cells and their roles in vertebrate development, evolution and disease. We use mouse, zebrafish, avian and chameleon models to primarily study craniofacial, organ and limb development.  

Applicants should have a recent PhD degree in biological sciences and a strong record of productivity from their graduate research studies. Applicants are also expected to be creative and motivated to work independently and collaborative in a very interactive and collegial environment, with excellent communication skills and a desire to become a leader in the field. Experience in animal models with cell and developmental biology, molecular biology, genetic and biochemistry skills are highly desired.

To apply, please submit a cover letter with a short summary of your research interests, a CV, and the contact information of 2-3 references to Paul Trainor (

The Stowers Institute for Medical Research is a non-profit, basic biomedical research organization dedicated to improving human health by studying the fundamental processes of life. The Institute is home to about 500 researchers and support personnel, over 20 independent research programs, and more than a dozen technology development and core facilities. Learn more about the Institute at and about its graduate program at living in Kansas City at

Last Updated 07/10/2017