Jobs

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Employer

Washington University School of Medicine

Location

St. Louis, Missouri

Principal Investigator

Steven Paul and Anil Cashikar

Contact

Send CV, a statement of interest (no more than one page), and names and contact information for three references familiar with the applicant's work directly to Anil Cashikar by e-mail (cashikar@wustl.edu) or apply online to job ID# 43808 at https://hr.wustl.edu/careers/.

Description

The Washington University School of Medicine in Saint Louis, Missouri, hosts the Hope Center for Neurological Disorders and has an opportunity for a postdoctoral position in the lab of Drs. Steven Paul and Anil Cashikar to participate in cutting-edge research using mouse models of Alzheimer’s disease. The selected candidate will investigate how cholesterol metabolism regulates innate immunity in neuroinflammation relating to neurodegenerative diseases and identify potential therapeutic targets. The position involves interdisciplinary research using immunological and other methods.

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.

Requirements

A Ph.D. in cell biology, immunology, neuroscience, or a related field is required. Candidates are expected to have a strong publication record and experience in areas related to the above-mentioned research interest. Effective communication skills are essential for interactions with colleagues and collaborators. Familiarity with mouse models of neuroinflammation and neurodegenerative diseases is highly desirable.

Experience with primary cell culture, neuroscience and immunology is preferred.