Washington University of St. Louis Pathology/Immunology in St. Louis, Missouri

Job Type/Schedule

This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.

Department Name/Job Location

This position is in the Department of Pathology/Immunology - Immunobiology. This position is for the Medical School Campus.

Essential Functions


The Van Dyken Laboratory is seeking an energetic and highly motivated individual to assist with innovative research in the areas of immunology and tissue biology. We are a newly-formed research unit in the Department of Pathology & Immunology utilizing novel genetic and in-vivo approaches to understand the molecular pathways underlying tissue inflammation and fibrosis. This position is responsible for assisting with laboratory duties in a research setting. Performs routine tests with direction from supervisor, manager or higher level technician.


  1. Assists investigator or higher level technician with research studies, experiments and assays including collection of data, preparation of solutions and set-up and maintenance of equipment.
  2. Maintains files on research and assists with data entry.
  3. Assists with general lab maintenance and cleaning.

Required Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain complete and organized records/reports.
  • Working knowledge of computer software, next generation sequencing techniques and analysis (RNA-seq, ATAC-seq, bioinformatics), flow cytometry, enzymology, immunohistochemistry, or animal models.

Salary Range

The hiring range for this position is $12.70 - $15.97 per hour.


This position is eligible for full-time benefits. Please visit our website at http://hr.wustl.edu to view a summary of benefits.

Applicant Special Instructions

Works in laboratory environment with potential exposure to biological, chemical and radioactive hazards. Must be physically able to wear protective equipment. Must be able to provide standard care to research animals.

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: Research Technician I - Pathology/Immunology - Immunobiology - 41449

Job ID: 41449

Location: Medical School

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular