Washington University of St. Louis Postdoctoral Research Associate - Medical Oncology - 42550 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 Medicine, Division of Oncology. This position is for the Medical School Campus.

Essential Functions


A postdoctoral position is open immediately in the laboratory of Dr. Jason M. Held at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO. The interdisciplinary position will focus on studying cancer biology with an emphasis on discerning how NADPH oxidases utilize reactive oxygen species and redox signaling to promote tumorigenesis and transformation. Techniques include cell-based and in vivo assays, DNA cloning, CRISPR/Cas9, and functional studies as well chemical biology, proteomics and analysis of large ‘omics datasets using Python/R/etc.

Required Qualifications

The appointee has earned a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent terminal or doctoral degree in cancer biology, redox biology, NADPH oxidase biology, or redox signaling.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A strong background in in vivo and in vitro cancer assays, molecular biology, and rodent biology is essential.
  • Prior experience in redox biology, LC-MS based proteomics, chemical biology and informatics/programming (P ython, R) isn’t required, but interest in pursuing these techniques is essential.

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

Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and contact information of three references via e-mail to Dr. Jason Held at jheld@wustl.edu.

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 - Medical Oncology - 42550

Job ID: 42550

Location: Medical School

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular