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Washington University of St. Louis Senior Scientist - Pediatric Newborn Medicine - 50279 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 Pediatrics, Division of Newborn Medicine. This position is for the Medical School Campus. Essential Functions POSITION SUMMARY: This position is responsible for collaborating with the principal investigator (PI) on the design, conduct and reporting of research projects. Looking for a highly motivated individual to work on an exciting drug development project. The primary goal of the laboratory is to develop autophagy enhancing drugs to treat proteopathies by utilizing various cell line models. PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Collaborates with the PI on the design, conduct and reporting of research projects. 2. Assists with grant preparation and reporting. May submit grant proposals in rare circumstances with the approval of the PI, Department Head and Dean. 3. Prepares and submits papers on research. 4. Develops hypotheses to be tested and ways of testing it. 5. Complies with established safety procedures and maintaining required documentation on laboratory and specimen conditions. 6. Manages research projects with other institutions and investigators. Required Qualifications Ph.D., M.D. or an equivalent terminal degree and at least three years of postdoctoral experience. Preferred Qualifications * Experience with cell line development, microscopy/imaging, drug screening and western blotting is desired. * Analytical reasoning and problem solving skills. * Demonstrated working knowledge of standard laboratory policies, procedures and equipment. * Ability to communicate in oral and written form with all levels of personnel and technical publications. * Ability to work well independently or as a team member. Salary Range The hiring range for this position is $53,830 - $72,675 annually. 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. Applicant Special Instructions WORKING CONDITIONS: 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: Senior Scientist - Pediatric Newborn Medicine - 50279 Job ID: 50279 Location: Medical School Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular