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The laboratory of Dr. Dennis Hallahan and Dr. Dinesh Thotala in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Washington University in Saint Louis seeks to appoint a post-doctoral scientist. We are seeking a highly motivated and dedicated scientist with a deep understanding of immunology to join our team investigating mechanisms of radiation-induced immune and inflammatory responses.
The appointee will work on the elucidation of the mechanism of radiation-induced immune and inflammatory responses using a combination of immunology, molecular biology, and genetics/genomics approaches. The project will focus on T cell development, inflammation, and immunity and would need knowledge in a variety of immunological assays and biological systems.
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�.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Radiation Oncology - Cancer Biology. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
A graduate with a Ph.D. in Immunology, Molecular Biology, or a related field
A strong publication record
Ability to design and conduct experiments independently
Ability to work with others as a team
Ability to write manuscripts and fellowship applications, and present their research at national meetings
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Excellent organizational skills
Experience with mouse models and cellular immunology
Radiation biology or stem cell biology background
Experience with molecular biology or biochemical techniques
Experience with CRISPR-Cas9 technology, genomics, and proteomics
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:
Interested applicants should send a cover letter highlighting prior experience and CV to Dr. Dinesh Thotala at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Washington University policy states that the postdoctoral appointment is a training position of limited duration not to exceed five total years, and counts prior postdoctoral appointments towards the five-year total.
While funding will be provided for this position, the appointee will be encouraged to write and apply for extramural funding in order to help career development.
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.
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