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This position is in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
The Orthopaedic Research Laboratory (PI: Roberta Faccio) in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University in Saint Louis, has an immediate opening for a postdoctoral research associate in the field of osteoimmunology. The associate will work on NIH-funded studies that utilize in vivo models (mouse) aimed at determining how the bone microenvironment reacts to inflammatory conditions and analyzing processes involved in the resolution of inflammatory responses.
You will join a multidisciplinary orthopaedic research laboratory, part of the 75-member Washington University Musculoskeletal Research Center (http://musculoskeletalcore.wustl.edu/). There are strong collaborations between the Faccio lab, rheumatologists and immunologists.
Ph.D. in immunology, cell or molecular biology, or a closely related field.
Proven record in immunology, bone biology or cell biology.
Experience working with mouse models.
Ability to perform FACS analysis.
Base pay commensurate with experience.
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