Washington University of St. Louis Research Opportunities - Pediatric Infectious Diseases - 50214 in St. Louis, Missouri
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week. This position may require some weekend hours.
Department Name/Job Location
This position is in the Department of Pediatics, Division of Infectious Diseases. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
The laboratory studies the novel role of astroviruses in causing neurological and cardiovascular diseases in humans. Specifically, we are interested in using a variety of models to study viral biology, including in cell culture and in mice. We are also analyzing human samples to identify patients infected with this group of viruses.
- Bachelor’s degree or above.
- Candidates with prior experience in virology, immunology, molecular biology or related fields are encouraged to apply.
- Superior organizational and time management skills.
- Ability to handle mice.
- Willingness to maintain mouse colony.
- Experience with sterile techniques, RNA extraction, PCR, cloning, western blots, cell culture and immunofluorescence.
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://wustl.box.com/s/8wkhs25yssf0775x9d6nd6vqa7obpth7.
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 - Pediatric Infectious Diseases - 50214
Job ID: 50214
Location: Medical School
Full/Part Time: Full-Time