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Washington University of St. Louis Postdoctoral Research Associate - Chemistry (Biochemistry or Cell Biology) - 50508 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”.

Department Name/Job Location

This position is in the Department of Chemistry. This position is for the Danforth Campus.

Essential Functions

The Jackrel Lab is recruiting a postdoctoral researcher to join our lab. Research in the lab focuses on protein folding and misfolding using yeast, pure protein, and cellular models of disease with a primary focus on neurodegeneration. Specifically, we are studying the effects of chaperones and disaggregases on protein aggregation and aberrant phase transitions. Please see https://sites.wustl.edu/jackrel/ for more information.

Required Qualifications

Ph.D. graduates in biochemistry, biophysics/structural biology, cell biology, genetics, neuroscience, or a related area.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience with mammalian cell culture (particularly neuronal), structural biology, and/or pure protein biochemistry.
  • Applicants with more senior experience may also be considered.

Salary Range

Base pay commensurate with experience.

Pre-Employment Screening

All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, 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.

Benefits

This position is eligible for full-time benefits. Please click the following link to view a summary of benefits: https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/.

Applicant Special Instructions

Interested applicants should email Meredith Jackrel (mjackrel@wustl.edu) with a file containing a CV, statement of research interests, and contact information for three references.

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 - Chemistry (Biochemistry or Cell Biology) - 50508

Job ID: 50508

Location: Danforth - Main Campus

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

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