Postdoctoral Research Associate - Pathology/Immunology - Laboratory and Genomic Medicine - 45209
Washington University of St. LouisSt Louis, MO
Posted: over a month ago
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".
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location
This position is in the Department of Pathology/Immunology - Laboratory and Genomic Medicine. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
A position is available for a postdoctoral fellow with an interest in in studying how the immune system regulates the function of metabolic organs to support normal metabolism and contribute to the pathogenesis of obesity and type diabetes. Specifically, we are interested in understanding how immune cells such as group 2 innate lymphoid cells, eosinophils, macrophages, and T cells regulate glucose, lipid, and energy metabolism. This work involves the use of mouse models, tissue culture, metabolism techniques, immunology techniques, and molecular biology.
The applicant must hold a PhD or equivalent in the biomedical sciences.
* Experience conducting research in the fields of immunology, metabolism, or both and has published at least one first-author manuscript in a peer-reviewed journal. * Direct hands-on experience working with transgenic mouse models and mouse husbandry.
Base pay commensurate with experience.
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
Interested applicants should send a brief cover letter, a CV, and contact information for three references to Jonathan Brestoff, Assistant Professor of Pathology and Immunology (Brestoff@wustl.edu).
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 - Pathology/Immunology - Laboratory and Genomic Medicine - 45209