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.
The appointment is viewed as a training or transitional period preparatory to an academic, industrial, governmental, or other full-time research or teaching career. Used when the appointee performs specific services on a grant or contract in exchange for compensation.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assists with grant preparation and reporting.
Prepares and submits papers on research.
Assists in the design of research experiments.
Evaluates research findings and assists in the reporting of the results.
Conscientious discharge of their research responsibilities.
Maintain conformity with ethical standards in research.
Maintain compliance with good laboratory practice including the maintenance of adequate research records
Engage in open and timely discussion with their mentor regarding possession or distribution of material, reagents, or records belonging to their laboratory and any proposed disclosure of findings or techniques privately or in publications.
Collegial conduct towards co-trainees, staff members and members of the research group.
Adherence to all applicable University policies, procedures and regulations. All data, research records and materials and other intellectual property generated in University laboratories remain the property of the University.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Division. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
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”.
The appointee has earned a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent terminal or doctoral degree.
Demonstrated ability to implement laboratory procedures, conduct research and records findings.
The hiring range for this position is commensurate with experience.
This position is eligible for full-time benefits.� Please visit our website at http://hr.wustl.edu to view a summary of benefits.
Applicant Special Instructions:
The Haspel Lab in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis, MO is recruiting post-doctoral research associates/fellows to participate in NIH funded programs. The Haspel lab focuses on the role of biological timing in chronic lung disease and critical illness related to circadian rhythms and aging. Topics include: 1) circadian clock genes in antiviral defense; 2) clock genes in chronic airway disease; and, 3) the role of aging in the establishment of lung pathology. Successful candidates will have a strong background in bench-level molecular and cell biology or biochemistry. Prior experience with mouse models is helpful. This full-time and benefit-eligible position offers opportunities for independent and collaborative research, as well as participation in grant and manuscript writing. A CV and research interest summary should be sent to Jeffrey Haspel at email@example.com.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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