Small Animal Surgeon -Washington University School of Medicine

Posted 10 months ago

The Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is seeking a small animal surgeon to join a team of basic and clinician scientists focused on cardiothoracic transplantation research. Our laboratories have developed several microsurgical techniques and imaging platforms that have advanced research in transplantation. Our laboratories are federally funded and are highly productive. Our findings have been published in peer-reviewed journals such as The Journal of Clinical Investigation, The American Journal of Transplantation, JCI Insight, Blood and The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The candidate should have minimum of 3 years of work experience in a laboratory environment and be proficient with (micro)surgical procedures in rodents. Preference will be given to those with experience in mouse models of heterotopic heart, kidney or lung transplantation. The ideal candidate would be a highly motivated individual with the ability to work independently and effectively as part of a team.

Washington University School of Medicine. WUSM has a rich history of success in research, education and patient care, earning it a reputation as one of the premier medical schools in the world. Since its founding in 1891, WUSM has trained nearly 8,000 physicians and has contributed groundbreaking discoveries in many areas of medical research. WUSM is internationally known for research in neuroscience, genetics, diabetes, distinguished achievements in original research, 12 current faculty members have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, and 23 belong to the Institute of Medicine. The School was ranked 8th in 2020 by US News & World Report among the nation’s research-oriented medical schools and currently has 2,164 full-time faculty members.

Washington University School of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status.

If you are interested in becoming part of our nationally renowned team please provide your CV and contact details for three references to Daniel Kreisel, MD PhD, G. Alexander Patterson MD / Mid-America Transplant Endowed Distinguished Chair in Lung Transplantation

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