Washington University of St. Louis Postdoctoral Research Associate - Biomedical Engineering - 38233 in St. Louis, Missouri

Job Type/Schedule

This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.

Department Name/Job Location

The Naegle lab is situated in the new Brauer Hall on the Danforth campus and is a member of the vibrant Center for Biological Systems Engineering.

Collaborations reach across the Danforth campus and to the School of Medicine. Excellent facilities and resources are available at the University and St. Louis is a diverse and interesting city with much to offer.

Essential Functions

The Naegle lab develops molecular and algorithmic technologies to understand the function and regulation of tyrosine phosphorylation in cell signaling networks and is seeking a new team member. The new postdoctoral team member will lead a recently funded (NIH/NCI) project on developing enzymatic technologies to produce phosphorylated proteins and study the role of conserved tyrosine phosphorylation in signaling domains. This project is enabled by extensive development in the lab on driving recombinant protein phosphorylation and functional assays for domain testing. We welcome recent or forthcoming Ph.D. graduates with a strong background in molecular biology, biochemistry, bioengineering, quantitative biology, or related disciplines and an eagerness to work in an interdisciplinary team, develop novel approaches, and delve deep into the meaning of regulation in signal transduction.

Required Qualifications

Ph.D. with a strong background in molecular biology, biochemistry, bioengineering, quantitative biology, or related disciplines.

Salary Range

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

Please upload a cover letter and C.V. in a single file describing research interests along with contact information for three references.

Underrepresented candidates are encouraged to apply.

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.

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 - Biomedical Engineering - 38233

Job ID: 38233

Location: School of Engineering

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular