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Washington University of St. Louis Research Opportunities - Medical Oncology - 48760 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 Internal Medicine, Division of Oncology. This position is for the Medical School Campus.

Essential Functions

There is an opportunity for research in the laboratory of Dr. Arora, which studies the biology of bladder cancer. We take an integrated view of bladder cancer biology, studying both tumor cell biology and tumor microenvironment, with the goal of identifying novel strategies to target tumor tissue. A central focus is on the development of therapeutic strategies targeting nuclear receptors. Currently, we have a position to assist with projects evaluating the role of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors in bladder cancer oncogenesis and immune evasion.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required. Candidates with more education and experience are encouraged to apply.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s or doctorate degree.
  • Prior experience in cell and molecular biology, mouse genetics, and/or immunology.
  • Troubleshooting skills, independent analytical thinking and research planning skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and communicate with the laboratory staff and investigators.
  • Ability to maintain complete and organized records/reports.
  • Working knowledge of computer software and general lab equipment.

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.

Benefits

This position is eligible for full-time benefits. Please click the following link to view a summary of benefits: https://wustl.box.com/s/8wkhs25yssf0775x9d6nd6vqa7obpth7.

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 Opportunities - Medical Oncology - 48760

Job ID: 48760

Location: Medical School

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

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