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