Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service, is seeking applicants for a postdoctoral fellow in Muscular Dystrophy Drug Discovery in the Edward A. Doisy Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
A post-doctoral position is now available in the laboratory of Dr. Fran Sverdrup. The Postdoctoral Fellow will be part of a team focused on target identification and validation in facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD). He/she will apply expertise in cell and molecular biology to generate key functional data to test therapeutic hypotheses. This position will work very closely within a matrix team responsible for conducting studies to advance new therapeutics towards clinical testing. The successful applicant will be an energetic team player, self-directed learner with a keen interest in focused, fast-paced research. Successful candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. in biology, biochemistry, or molecular biology. NIH standards will be used in setting the pay scale.
Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, application and current curriculum vitae to http://jobs.slu.edu.
Saint Louis University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors. We welcome and encourage applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities (including disabled veterans). If accommodations are needed for completing the application and/or with the interviewing process, please contact Human Resources at 314-977-5847.
Saint Louis University(SLU) is a private, co-educational Jesuit university located in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Founded in 1818 by the Most Reverend Louis Guillaume Valentin Dubourg SLU is the oldest university west of the Mississippi River. The University has campuses in St. Louis, Mo. and Madrid, Spain. SLU values academic excellence, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service. For nearly 200 years, the University has gone beyond teaching facts and figures, encouraging students to form ideas and identities. Today, SLU students are nearly 14,000 strong. The University has invested vast resources to advance academic programs and enhance the student experience. SLU also is a major research institution where premier researchers tackle local and global challenges. And the University's commitment to community service has earned it national acclaim and bolstered its status as a character-building college.