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Washington University of St. Louis Research Opportunities - Medical Oncology - 50706 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

There is an opportunity to join ongoing cancer research.

The focus of the lab is: 1) establishment of cancer models. It includes in vitro (organoid) and in vivo (PDX) models; 2) preclinical testing of anti-cancer drugs using organoids and PDXs; 3) comparison of the similarity between patient tumor, organoids, and PDX at genomic and biological levels.

General work of the lab involves the design, performance and interpretation of ongoing PDX and organoids studies, and assistance with management of the mouse colony.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Basic laboratory experience.
  • Willingness to perform small animal procedures.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Background in biology, biochemistry, microbiology or a related field.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work well with others.
  • Ability to troubleshoot experiments and work independently.
  • Excellent record keeping and organizational skills.

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 - 50706

Job ID: 50706

Location: Medical School

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular