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.
This opportunity is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This opportunity is in the Department of Pediatrics Critical Care. This opportunity is for the Medical School Campus.
There are opportunities for research in the laboratory of Dr. Juliane Bubeck Wardenburg, which studies the role of bacterial and fungal pathogens in life-threatening infectious disease. Questions are being studied using a combination of molecular, cell biology, and animal infection modeling systems.
Candidates with prior experience in infectious diseases, microbiology, cell and/or molecular biology or related fields with at least a Master’s degree and 4 years of experience in the laboratory, including with animal modeling of disease, are encouraged to apply.
The hiring range for this opportunity is commensurate with experience.
This opportunity is eligible for full-time benefits. Please visit our website at http://hr.wustl.edu to view a summary of benefits.
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.
Preferred technical qualifications and skills include:
Background in infectious disease biology or microbiology
Experience with bacterial and/or eukaryotic genetics, including the use and analysis of transgenic mice,
The ability to handle mice and perform injections, tissue harvest;
Experience with cell culture, protein analysis techniques, and recombinant DNA techniques
Must have troubleshooting skills, independent analytical thinking, and research planning skills. Demonstrated ability to work independently and communicate with laboratory staff, students, and investigators. Ability to maintain complete and organized records/reports. Working knowledge of computer software and lab equipment. Ability to compile and report on scientific data for the purposes of oral and written presentation and publication.
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