Washington University of St. Louis Postdoctoral Research Associate - Medical Oncology - 42333 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 Internal Medicine, Division of Oncology. This position is for the Medical School Campus.

Essential Functions


A joint postdoctoral position is open immediately in the laboratories of Drs. Jason Held and Kerry Kornfeld at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO. The position will focus on investigating the key aspects of redox biology that govern C. elegans lifespan extension signaling with an emphasis on utilizing cutting edge optogenetic tools. Individuals with a strong background in C. elegans biology, especially aspects related to lifespan and stress response signaling, as well as molecular biology and genetics are encouraged to apply. Prior experience with redox biology and optogenetics is a plus but not required.

Required Qualifications

Ph.D. in related field: redox biology, geroscience, cell signaling, metabolism.

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

Applicant should send a cover letter and CV with the names and contact information of three references directly to Dr. Jason Held at jheld@wustl.edu or write to:

Jason M. Held, PhD


Washington University Medical School

Campus Box 80676

660 S. Euclid Avenue

St. Louis, MO 63110

Works in a laboratory environment with potential exposure to blood and chemical hazards.

Information on being a postdoc at Washington University in St. Louis can be found at postdoc.wustl.edu/prospective-postdocs.

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 - 42333

Job ID: 42333

Location: Medical School

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular