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Washington University of St. Louis Postdoctoral Research Associate - Biological/Molecular Imaging - 42428 in St. Louis, Missouri

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”.

Job Type/Schedule

This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.

Department Name/Job Location

This position is in the Department of Radiology. This position is for the Medical School Campus.

Essential Functions


We are seeking an imaging scientist who is highly motivated with a PhD/MD in pharmacology, neurobiology, biochemistry immunology, pathology, or molecular biology. The ideal postdoctoral candidate should have hands-on experiences in pharmacology, biochemistry, immunoassay, immunohistochemistry staining, molecular imaging, and animal and radioactive material handling. Candidate should have good skills on anatomic tissue dissection. Projects involve preclinical and clinical validation of molecular imaging contrast agents for predicting, staging diseases, monitoring the progress of disease, and therapeutic efficacy of diseases using different strategies. The candidate will write progress report quarterly to PIs and complete research manuscripts for publication. The successful candidate will have access to state-of-the-art laboratory equipment and departmental core facilities for molecular imaging, as well as to the great research community in one of the top medical schools in the USA.

Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in immunology, pathology, molecular biology, oncology, neuroscience, or pharmacology.
  • Strong communication skills, analytical abilities, and a dedicated willingness to multitask are essential for this position.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with rodent dissection and animal handling will be a plus.

Salary Range

Base pay 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

Please send a letter of interest, CV/Resume and three reference letters to Dr. Zhude Tu at tuz@mir.wustl.edu.

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

EOE Statement

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.

Job Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate - Biological/Molecular Imaging - 42428

Job ID: 42428

Location: Medical School

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular