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Washington University of St. Louis Postdoctoral Research Associate - Neurology - 51821 in St. Louis, Missouri

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”. Department Name/Job Location This position is in the Department of Neurology. This position is for the Medical School Campus. Essential Functions POSITION SUMMARY: The goals of the laboratory are to gain insights of molecular mechanisms underlying axon degeneration and to identify new therapeutic agents that can be translated into relevant treatment strategies for patients. The project focuses on AAV-gene therapy for peripheral neuropathy. The person in this position will perform experiments, scRNA seq, mouse and human-derived neuron cultures, processing of mouse and human tissue, electron microscopy, behavioral mouse experiments, data acquisition and data analysis. PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Tissue acquisition and processing. 2. Cell culture experiments. 3. Electron microscopy. 4. Data analysis. 5. Assure compliance with established safety procedures and maintaining of required documentation of laboratory and specimen conditions. 6. Assist with general lab maintenance. Required Qualifications Doctorate degree (Ph.D., M.D). Preferred Qualifications * Experience in a wet lab, especially with human and mouse neuron culture, sc RNA seq, and tissue processing and analysis. * Demonstrated ability to work independently, communicate effectively with laboratory staff and investigators, maintain complete and organized records/reports and have working knowledge of computer software and general lab equipment. Salary Range Base pay commensurate with experience. Pre-Employment Screening All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening. Benefits This position is eligible for full-time benefits. Please click the following link to view a summary of benefits: https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/. Applicant Special Instructions Applicants should email a CV to Dr. Stefanie Geisler at geislers@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: Postdoctoral Research Associate - Neurology - 51821 Job ID: 51821 Location: Medical School Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular