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Washington University of St. Louis Senior Scientist - Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine - 47731 in St. Louis, Missouri

Job Type/Schedule

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 Pulmonary and Critical Care. This position is for the Medical School Campus.

Essential Functions

POSITION SUMMARY:

The laboratory of Dr. Michael Holtzman is seeking a Senior Scientist to conduct and analyze research projects focusing on defining the functional biology of lung epithelial stem cells and developing new kinase inhibitors for COPD. The researcher will conduct and assist the other members of the lab with experiments and assays, including aerosol drug delivery; measurement of mouse airway hyperresponsiveness; immunohistochemistry staining of human samples like asthma, COPD and Covid-19; flow cytometry; and confocal image. Position is responsible for collaborating with the Principal Investigator on the design, conduct and reporting of research projects.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Collaborates with the PI on the design, conduct and reporting of research projects.
  2. Assists with grant preparation and reporting. May submit grant proposals in rare circumstances with the approval of the PI, Department Head and Dean.
  3. Prepares and submits papers on research.
  4. Develops hypotheses to be tested and ways of testing it.
  5. Complies with established safety procedures and maintaining required documentation on laboratory and specimen conditions.
  6. Manages research projects with other institutions and investigators.

Required Qualifications

Ph.D., M.D. or an equivalent terminal degree and at least three years of postdoctoral experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Analytical reasoning and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of standard laboratory policies, procedures and equipment.
  • Ability to communicate in oral and written form with all levels of personnel and technical publications.
  • Ability to work well independently or as a team member.

Salary Range

The hiring range for this position is $53,830 - $72,675 annually.

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://wustl.box.com/s/8wkhs25yssf0775x9d6nd6vqa7obpth7.

Applicant Special Instructions

WORKING CONDITIONS:

This position works in a laboratory environment with potential exposure to biological and chemical hazards. The individual must be physically able to wear protective equipment and to provide standard care to research animals.

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: Senior Scientist - Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine - 47731

Job ID: 47731

Location: Medical School

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

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