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Washington University of St. Louis Research Opportunities - Pediatric Infectious Diseases - 50546 in St. Louis, Missouri

Job Type/Schedule This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week. This position may require some weekend hours. Department Name/Job Location This position is in the Department of Pediatics, Division of Infectious Diseases. This position is for the Medical School Campus. Essential Functions This lab studies host-microbiome interactions in the reproductive tract, with particular emphasis on viral infections. We use molecular assays, cell culture, mouse models, and primary samples in our work. Required Qualifications * Bachelor’s degree or above. * Candidates with prior experience in virology, immunology, molecular biology or related fields are encouraged to apply. * Superior organizational and time management skills. Preferred Qualifications * Ability to handle mice. * Experience with nucleic acid extraction, PCR, cloning, western blots, cell culture and immunofluorescence. 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 - Pediatric Infectious Diseases - 50546 Job ID: 50546 Location: Medical School Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular