Washington University of St. Louis Postdoctoral Research Associate - Pediatric Allergy, Immunology & Pulmonary Medicine - 51292 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 Pediatrics, Division of Allergy, Immunology & Pulmonary Medicine. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
The Horani lab is seeking a post-doctoral research associate to join their group investigating airway epithelial cell and motile cilia biology. The lab investigates human and mouse airway biology, cell differentiation, motile ciliogenesis, and investigates the biology of the genetic disease, Primary ciliary dyskinesia. The appointment is a training or transitional period in preparation for an academic, industrial, governmental, or other full-time research or teaching career. Additional emphasis will be placed on enhancing written and oral communication skills, data analysis, review of the literature, and will include some laboratory-based teaching of undergraduate or graduate students.
For more information, please visit the lab website at horanilab.wustl.edu.
Additional information on being a postdoc at Washington University in St. Louis can be found at postdoc.wustl.edu/prospective-postdocs.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Trains under the supervision of a faculty mentor, including (but not limited to):
- Manages their own project, which should lead to a first author publication.
- Develops proficiency in their chosen scientific discipline/field.
- Develops proficiency in their technical skills.
- Develops proficiency in their ancillary skills, e.g. writing, public speaking, networking, critical evaluation of scientific documents, etc.
- Presents scientific work both inside and outside the University.
- Assists with grant preparation and reporting.
- Prepares and submits papers on research.
- Assists in the design of research experiments.
- Evaluates research findings and assists in the reporting of the results.
- Maintains conscientious discharge of their research responsibilities.
- Maintains conformity with ethical standards in research.
- Maintains compliance with good laboratory practice, including the maintenance of adequate research records.
- Engages in open and timely discussion with their mentor regarding possession or distribution of material, reagents, or records belonging to their laboratory and any proposed disclosure of findings or techniques privately or in publications.
- Maintains collegial conduct towards co-trainees, staff members and members of the research group.
- Adheres to all applicable University policies, procedures and regulations. All data, research records and materials and other intellectual property generated in University laboratories remain the property of the University.
Ph.D. or an equivalent terminal or doctoral degree.
Demonstrated ability to implement laboratory procedures, conduct research and records findings.
Base pay commensurate with experience.
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://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/.
Applicant Special Instructions
Interested applicants should forward their cover letter and CV to Dr. Amjad Horani at Horani_a@wustl.edu.
This position works in a laboratory environment with potential exposure to biological and chemical hazards. The individual must be physically able to wear protective equipment and to provide standard care to research animals.
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 - Pediatric Allergy, Immunology & Pulmonary Medicine - 51292
Job ID: 51292
Location: Medical School
Full/Part Time: Full-Time