Postdoctoral Research Associate - Pediatric Infectious Diseases/Oncology
Washington University in St. Louis
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Internal Number: JR65369
A post-doctoral fellow position is available in the Green Lab at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO. The Green Lab studies basic mechanisms of cancer biology with the goal of improving outcomes for children with cancer. Our current research efforts are focused on the etiology of somatic mutagenesis in cancer, DNA damage response pathways that are activated by specific mutagens, and exploitation of DNA damage responses for targeted cancer therapy.
We are seeking an experienced, highly-motivated post-doctoral fellow to join our team. Our lab utilizes techniques that span across molecular biology, cell culture, animal models, and bioinformatics to investigate DNA damage and repair pathways in childhood cancer. There will be extensive opportunities for training to complement current skills, as well as opportunities to collaborate closely with outstanding scientists at Washington University and externally.
MD and/or PhD degree in a field related to cancer biology.
Relevant published research experience.
Strong background in molecular and cell biology, biochemistry, and animal models of cancer.
Candidates with bioinformatics skills are encouraged to apply.
This position works in a laboratory environment with potential exposure to biological and chemical hazards.Â The individual must be physically able to wear protective equipment and to provide standard care to research animals.
Base pay is commensurate with experience.
Applicant Special Instructions
Interested candidates should send a curriculum vitae, summary of research experience and interests, expected availability date, and contact information of three references toÂ Dr. Abby Green (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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.
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