Washington University of St. Louis Chemistry in St. Louis, Missouri

Job Type/Schedule

This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.

Essential Functions

The Patti group in the Department of Chemistry at Washington University in St. Louis is seeking a post-doctoral research assistant for a 2-3 year position, or until the project is completed. Our group applies mass spectrometry-based metabolomics to understand physiological regulation in diseases such as cancer as well as metabolic responses to drugs/toxicants. In addition to their independent research project(s), the post-doctoral research associate will be expected to aid in the mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students.

Required Qualifications

A Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Biology, or a related field is required for this position.

Preferred Qualifications

Research expertise in one or more of the following areas is highly desirable for this position:

  1. Computer programming (R, Python, etc.)
  2. Liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry-based metabolomics
  3. Metabolism/physiology
  4. Basic molecular biology techniques
  5. Mice, zebrafish, and/or worms

Salary Range

The hiring range for this position is commensurate with experience.

Applicant Special Instructions

Completed applications must include a current curriculum vitae, including a list of publications.

Applications and supporting documentation must be submitted electronically. Please visit the Washington University Human Resources web page (http://hr.wustl.edu/opportunities/Pages/default.aspx) and search for job requisition number 39823. Candidates should create an account, complete the application form and upload a CV and supporting materials. Please follow the directions below for uploading documents to your profile.

  • Log into your account. Click on ‘My Activities’
  • Click on ‘Add Attachment’
  • Choose attachment type and purpose and click ‘Upload Attachment’
  • Browse for document on your computer and upload file

You may upload your documents as one file or individual files.

Interested applicants should send three references, via email to: gjpattij@wustl.edu.

EOE Statement

Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate - Chemistry - 39823

Job ID: 39823

Location: Danforth - Main Campus

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular