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.
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.
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.
Bachelor’s degree plus at least one year of wet lab experience. Candidates with additional education and experience are also encouraged to apply.
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.
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.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.