Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service, is seeking applicants for a postdoctoral fellow in the Edward A. Doisy Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, beginning in the spring of 2019. A postdoctoral position is now available in the laboratory of Dr. Kyle McCommis. Successful candidates are expected to have a doctoral degree in a life sciences-related field, with research experience in molecular biology and/or animal physiology. The laboratory of Dr. Kyle McCommis focuses on the importance of mitochondrial metabolism in the pathogenesis and treatment of metabolic diseases such as heart failure and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Projects will combine in vivo animal physiology and pathology, isolated primary cell and immortalized cell cultures, as well as biochemical and molecular biology techniques. Applicants should be highly motivated, be able to think critically, and demonstrate productivity throughout previous research experiences. Compensation will be based on experience, according to the NIH 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.