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.
This opportunity is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week. Hours are generally normal business hours but may vary due to the timing for experiments and other research activity deadlines.
Department Name/Job Location:
This Research/Technical opportunity is in the lab of Dr. Mario Feldman, Department of Molecular Microbiology and located at MPRB Building on the Medical School Campus.
The Feldman lab investigates the virulence and survival mechanisms of the opportunistic pathogen Acinetobacter baumannii. The successful candidate will be conducting research into the molecular mechanisms that govern protein secretion and cell surface organization in this pathogen.
Candidates are required to have a Bachelor's degree and 2-3 years of experience in a research laboratory.
Experience in microbial genetics, molecular biology, and protein.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and communicate effectively.
Should have troubleshooting skills, an ability to maintain complete and organized records, and a working knowledge of computer software and general lab equipment.
Base pay commensurate with experience.
The Department of Molecular Microbiology at the Washington University School of Medicine represents one of the finest examples of an academic training in Molecular Microbiology and Infectious Diseases.
This opportunity is eligible for full-time benefits. Please visit our website at http://hr.wustl.edu to view a summary of benefits.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Applicants should provide the name and contact information of at least 3 references, a cover letter summarizing their research experience and interests, and resume/CV.
Works in a laboratory environment with potential exposure to biological and chemical hazards.
Must be physically able to wear protective equipment.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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