Washington University School of Medicine (WUSM), WUSTL

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Lymphangiogenesis and Transplant Immunobiology

Brian Wong

St. Louis, MO, United States

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Laboratory of Lymphatic Metabolism + Epigenetics at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri, USA (http://lymphaticmetabolism.com) is seeking to hire a postdoctoral research associate. This position is viewed as a training or transitional period preparatory to an academic, industrial, governmental, or other full-time research or teaching career, and will lead to basic and translational discovery research studies in the context of solid organ transplantation and chronic rejection.

Techniques used in these studies include in vivo two photon imaging, multi-parameter flow cytometry and flow cytometric cell sorting, single cell RNA- and ChIP-sequencing, ex vivo and in vitro cellular assays and mouse models of heart, lung or kidney transplantation. Our laboratory is particularly interested in the metabolic regulation of epigenetic modifications, as it pertains to lymphangiogenesis (growth of lymphatic vessels) and immunomodulation (Wong BW et al., Nature, 2017). We are seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to join a multidisciplinary research team aiming to translate basic biological findings in a pre-clinical mouse models. Applicants should have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent professional degree, and have demonstrated relevant research experience. Excellent communications skills and the ability to work both independently and in a team are essential.

Job Type/Schedule:

This is a full-time position.

Compensation and Benefits:

Compensation and Benefits follow the guidelines set by the Washington University School of Medicine. Please see https://postdoc.wustl.edu/policies-benefits/ for details. For fiscal year 2020 (July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020), the minimum will be $50,004 (per year, defined as a 12-month period), not including fringe benefits.

How to apply:

Please email a curriculum vitae or biosketch, a cover letter describing research interests and contact information for two references to: brian.wong@wustl.edu. Applications will be reviewed promptly until the position is filled. The Washington University School of Medicine is an equal opportunity employer and complies with applicable EEO and affirmative action regulations.

Information about the Washington University School of Medicine:

The Washington University School of Medicine was founded in 1891 and has over 1,200 students, 600 of which are pursuing a medical degree with or without a combined Doctor of Philosophy or other advanced degree. It also offers doctorate degrees in biomedical research through the Division of Biology and Biological Sciences. There are over 1,000 faculty, 1,000 residents and 700 fellows. The Washington University School of Medicine consistently ranks in the top ten medical schools overall and in research. The Washington University Medical Center comprises 164 acres (0.5 km2) spread over approximately 17 city blocks, located along the eastern edge of Forest Park within the desirable Central West End neighborhood. The Medical Complex is accessible via the Central West End MetroLink station, which provides transportation to the rest of Washington University’s campuses. For additional details about the Washington University School of Medicine see: https://medicine.wustl.edu/.

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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Lymphangiogenesis and Transplant Immunobiology