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Washington University of St. Louis Research Opportunities - Cardiology - 50930 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 Cardiology. This position is for the Medical School Campus. Essential Functions There is an opportunity to join the laboratory of Dr. Stacey Rentschler at Washington University School of Medicine (https://rentschlerlab.wustl.edu). Our lab investigates the transcriptional and epigenetic mechanisms regulating programming of electrophysiological phenotypes. We use a wide variety of techniques to study cardiac physiology and regulation of gene expression in murine and human model systems. Required Qualifications Bachelor’s degree plus at least one year of wet lab experience. Candidates with additional education and experience are also encouraged to apply. Preferred Qualifications * Prior experience performing techniques such as RNA isolation, RT-qPCR, histologic sectioning, and/or immunohistochemistry are highly preferred. * Willingness to handle mice. * Highly motivated, work well independently, and also enjoy working together on a team. 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. Benefits 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. Applicant Special Instructions * Interested candidates should attach a single file that includes a cover letter and CV/resume. * Works in laboratory environment with potential exposure to biological, chemical and radioactive hazards. * Must be physically able to wear protective equipment. * Must be able to provide standard care to research animals. 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 - Cardiology - 50930 Job ID: 50930 Location: Medical School Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular