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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 Internal Medicine, Division of Oncology. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
A joint postdoctoral position is open immediately in the laboratories of Drs. Jason Held and Kerry Kornfeld at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO. The position will focus on investigating the key aspects of redox biology that govern C. elegans lifespan extension signaling with an emphasis on utilizing cutting edge optogenetic tools. Individuals with a strong background in C. elegans biology, especially aspects related to lifespan and stress response signaling, as well as molecular biology and genetics are encouraged to apply. Prior experience with redox biology and optogenetics is a plus but not required.
Ph.D. in related field: redox biology, geroscience, cell signaling, metabolism.
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:
Applicant should send a cover letter and CV with the names and contact information of three references directly to Dr. Jason Held at email@example.com or write to:
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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