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Post doctoral researcher

Posted by: Washington University

Posted date: Dec-13-2018

Location: St. Louis, MO

 A postdoctoral position is available to conduct NIH-funded research on liver steatosis and aging, mitochondrial dysfunction, and autophagy. The laboratory of Dr. Kim takes an integrative approach by utilizing primary rodent hepatocytes and in vivo analysis of rodent and human livers. The postdoc will collaboratively and independently conduct experiments to determine the effects and mechanisms of hepatic ischemia/reperfusion and liver aging and steatosis on mitochondrial and autophagic function. Candidates should be familiar with construction of deletion and site-directed mutants, protein interaction, cell culture, and immunoblotting. Applicants with experiences in liver research and mass spectroscopy are preferred. 


Required Qualifications


M.D, D.V.M, Ph.D., or equivalent degree with a strong background in biochemistry and molecular biology.


Salary Range


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


Applications should include a brief cover letter highlighting the applicant's research experience and interests, along with full curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of 3 references to Jae-Sung Kim, Ph.D., E-mail: kjaesung(at)wustl.edu.


EOE Statement


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.

Job Title Post doctoral researcher
Post Details
Email kjaesung(at)wustl.edu
Employer's Website surgery.wustl.edu
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Molecular Biology
Job Classification Job Classification -> Postdoctoral Researcher
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Location St. Louis, MO
Key Words post doc, liver, steatosis, aging
Start Date 01/02/2019