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Washington University of St. Louis Postdoctoral Research Associate - Cell Biology and Physiology - 48013 in St. Louis, Missouri

Post Doc Instructions

Please do not submit an application to this posting. To apply for this postdoctoral research opportunity, follow the directions below in “Applicant Special Instructions”.

Department Name/Job Location

This position is in the Department of Cell Biology and Physiology. This position is for the Medical School Campus.

Essential Functions

A postdoctoral position is available in the lab immediately. The major focus of the postdoc's research is to delineate a newly discovered Ca2+-dependent signaling pathway important for genome protection in human cells. This postdoc will also have the opportunity to collaborate with other lab members in another research direction that explores the interplay between RNA decay and genome surveillance for cancer treatment.

Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree in physiology, cell biologyor other relevant areas.
  • Record of accomplishment of leading projects to completion and publication in peer-reviewed journals.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience, achievements and letters of recommendation that clearly articulate scientific devotion, drive and curiosity will benefit the applicant.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a growing team.

Salary Range

Base pay commensurate with experience.

Pre-Employment Screening

All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.


This position is eligible for full-time benefits. Please click the following link to view a summary of benefits: https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/.

Applicant Special Instructions

Candidates should email a curriculum vitae, summary of past research experience and accomplishments, and contact information for three references to Zhongsheng You at zyou@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 - Cell Biology and Physiology - 48013

Job ID: 48013

Location: Medical School

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular