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 opportunity is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week. The hours for this opportunity are generally normal business hours, Monday through Friday, but may vary due to the timing of experiments and other research activity deadlines.
Department Name/Job Location:
This opportunity is in the Department of Medicine in the Cardiovascular Division. The opportunity is located at the Clinical Sciences Research Building North Tower Addition on the Medical School Campus.
The primary focus of our laboratory (PI: Kory Lavine) is to study mechanisms that contribute to the pathogenesis of heart failure in pediatric and adult patient populations. We are particularly interested in defining immunological mechanisms that govern tissue repair and disease progression in the diseased heart. To address these questions, we utilize an array of molecular/cellular biology and immunology approaches in combination with genetic mouse models, Zebrafish, human cardiac tissue specimens, and human induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC)-derived macrophages.
This research opportunity will include the following responsibilities:
Mouse husbandry and genotyping
Basic mouse surgical procedures
Assistance with laboratory organization and experiments
Candidates with prior experience in cell, molecular biology or related fields with a Bachelor's or Master's degree are encouraged to apply.
Experience with mouse models including transgenic and conditional knockout mice.
Experience with mouse husbandry, genotyping, and basic molecular biology techniques including DNA isolation and PCR.
Salary will range from $25,000-$40,000 per year based on experience and will be adjusted by achievement.
This opportunity is eligible for full-time benefits. Please visit our website at http://hr.wustl.edu to view a summary of benefits.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
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