Postdoctoral Research Associate – Pediatrics Rheumatology and Immunology Washington University in St. Louis, United States

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Posted: 07-Apr-24

Location: St. Louis, Missouri

Type: Full-time

Salary: Open

Categories:

Academic/Faculty
Medical – Research

Internal Number: JR81106

Job Description

Position Summary

The Bigley lab studies viral immunology with a focus on modeling virus-induced autoimmune disease. Work in the lab is primarily with murine and human herpesviruses, but other viruses that alter immune regulation are also studied. Techniques in the lab include molecular biology, biochemistry, microscopy, viral genetics, flow cytometry, analysis of large data sets (-omics), figures and manuscripts, and basic research laboratory experiments and assays. The lab also has an interest in virus-induced neuroinflammation.

Information on being a postdoc at Washington University in St. Louis can be found at https://postdoc.wustl.edu/prospective-postdocs-2/ .

Required Qualifications

Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent terminal or doctoral degree.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience in virology, bacteriology, immunology, molecular biology, or related field.
  • Willingness to work with laboratory rodents.
  • Background in molecular biology, microbiology, cloning, PCR, flow cytometry, cell culture, mouse handling, and tissue processing.
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office, FlowJo and Prism.
  • Knowledge in programming is desired.

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.

Salary Range

Base pay is commensurate with experience.

Questions

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Accommodation

If you are unable to use our online application system and would like an accommodation, please email CandidateQuestions@wustl.edu Â or call the dedicated accommodation inquiry number at 314-935-1149 and leave a voicemail with the nature of your request.

Pre-Employment Screening
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an 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 Statement
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view a summary of benefits.

EEO/AA Statement
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and especially encourages applications by those from underrepresented groups. It is the Universityâ™s policy to provide equal opportunity and access to persons in all job titles without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.

Diversity Statement
Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment â“ fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply.

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Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.
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