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Washington University of St. Louis Postdoctoral Research Associate (Oncology) - Pediatrics Infectious Diseases - 46397 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 Infectious Diseases. This position is for the Medical School Campus.

Essential Functions

A post-doctoral research associate position is available in the Green Lab at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO. The Green Lab studies basic mechanisms of cancer biology with the goal of improving outcomes for children with cancer. Our current research efforts are focused on the etiology of somatic mutagenesis in cancer, DNA damage response pathways that are activated by specific mutagens, and exploitation of DNA damage responses for targeted cancer therapy.

We are seeking an experienced, highly-motivated post-doctoral research associate to join our team. Our lab utilizes techniques that span across molecular biology, cell culture, animal models, and bioinformatics to investigate DNA damage and repair pathways in childhood cancer. The'/re will be extensive opportunities for training to complement current skills, as well as opportunities to collaborate closely with outstanding scientists at Washington University and externally.

Required Qualifications

  • M.D. and/or Ph.D. degree in a field related to cancer biology.
  • Relevant published research experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong background in molecular and cell biology, biochemistry, and animal models of cancer.
  • Strong bioinformatics 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://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/.

Applicant Special Instructions

Full applications including a curriculum vitae, summary of research experience and interests, expected availability date, and contact information of three references should be submitted to Dr. Abby Green (abby.green@wustl.edu).

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 (Oncology) - Pediatrics Infectious Diseases - 46397

Job ID: 46397

Location: Medical School

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular