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Washington University of St. Louis Postdoctoral Research Associate - Cell Biology and Physiology - 42427 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 Cell Biology and Physiology. This position is for the Medical School Campus.

Essential Functions

Position Summary: Targeted therapy in uveal melanoma

An NIH-funded postdoctoral research position is available to study uveal melanoma (UM), an aggressive and currently untreatable cancer. We recently discovered a pharmacological means of inhibiting the driving oncogenic G proteins in UM. This approach will be explored as targeted therapy in mouse models of UM and patient-derived tumors, and used to identify novel UM signaling mechanisms that could provide new drug targets.

Required Qualifications

Applicants must possess a PhD or MD/PhD in a biological science, first author publications, and experience with mouse models of cancer and cell/molecular biology techniques.

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

Email curriculum vitae, summary of past research experience and accomplishments, and contact information for three references to Kendall J. Blumer, PhD, Professor of Cell Biology & Physiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, USA, at kblumer@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 - Cell Biology and Physiology - 42427

Job ID: 42427

Location: Medical School

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular