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Washington University of St. Louis Research Opportunities - Medical Oncology - 45642 in St. Louis, Missouri

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 Internal Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology. This position is for the Medical School Campus.

Essential Functions

The laboratory of Dr. Ron Bose performs breast and colon cancer research by focusing on HER2 activating mutations. HER2 is a proto-oncogene and a receptor tyrosine kinase belonging to the EGFR family. We will develop mouse models to study tumorigenic phenotypes of resulting cancers. Experiments are performed both in vivo in mice and also in vitro in organoid culture. CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing is also being used to target selected genes.

Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D. or master’s degree.
  • Four years of experience with mouse genetics and transgenic mice.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Four years of experience with animal studies.
  • Comfort working extensively with mice.

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.


This position is eligible for full-time benefits. Please click the following link to view a summary of benefits: https://wustl.box.com/s/8wkhs25yssf0775x9d6nd6vqa7obpth7.

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: Research Opportunities - Medical Oncology - 45642

Job ID: 45642

Location: Medical School

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular