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Washington University of St. Louis Research Opportunities - Surgery - 49371 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 Surgery. This position is for the Medical School Campus.

Essential Functions


This opportunity is in the laboratory of Dr. Ryan Fields with research projects that focus on establishing in vitro and in vivo models of tumor biology. This is a busy lab which includes responsibilities that support a biospecimen tissue bank as well as experimentations with mouse models and tumor microenvironments. The in vitro model recreates the tumor microenvironment in a 3-dimensional model of vascularized tumor. The in vivo model is a mouse model to study cancer therapy in an autologous, immune-competent environment. The primary function for this position will be supporting efforts of the tissue bank.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in tissue culture practices would be beneficial.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain complete and organized records/reports.
  • Working knowledge of computer software.

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://wustl.box.com/s/8wkhs25yssf0775x9d6nd6vqa7obpth7.

Applicant Special Instructions


This position works in a laboratory environment with potential exposure to biological and chemical hazards. The individual must be physically able to wear protective equipment and 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 Opportunities - Surgery - 49371

Job ID: 49371

Location: Medical School

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular