Saint Louis University, a Catholic Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service, is seeking outstanding applicants for postdoctoral fellow and laboratory research positions in the Edward A. Doisy Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. The Department has an outstanding faculty, a long tradition of excellence in research and education and is housed in the state-of-the-art Doisy Research Center completed in 2007. Please see below for more details and the links to apply for these positions.

Saint Louis University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer, and encourages nominations and applications of women and minorities.

Faculty positions

Faculty Position - Tenure-Track

A tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level is available in the Department of Biochemistry. We are interested in candidates with demonstrated ability to address systems relevant to human health in terms of structure and underlying mechanism. A Ph.D., M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree, outstanding record of publications, current external funding commensurate to the academic rank, enthusiasm for teaching and mentoring research trainees are important criteria for selection. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, description of future research plans with a detailed 3-year budget and addresses of three references to Requisiton #F20170548

Faculty Position - Tenure-Track

A tenure-track position at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level is available in the Department of Biochemistry. We are interested in candidates with demonstrated ability to address systems relevant to human health in terms of structure and underlying mechanism. A Ph.D., M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree, outstanding record of publications, current external funding commensurate to the academic rank, enthusiasm for teaching and mentoring research trainees are important criteria for selection. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, description of future research plans with a detailed 3-year budget and addresses of three references to Requisiton #F20180661

Postdoctoral positions

Postdoctoral Position - Sverdrup Lab

A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Fran Sverdrup, Ph.D., Research Fellow of Biochemistry, to study ttarget identification and validation in facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD). The successful applicant will be an energetic team player, self-directed learner with a keen interest in focused, fast-paced research. Successful candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. in biology, biochemistry, or molecular biology. NIH standards will be used in setting the pay scale. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, application and current curriculum vitae to Requisiton #F20170583

Postdoctoral Position - Yap Lab

A postdoctoral position is available immediately in the laboratory of Dr. Frances Yap, Associate Professor of Biochemistry to study ribosome recycling and turnover during stress responses, and the roles of relevant key players in Staphylococcal pathophysiology. Successful candidates should have a Ph.D. degree in Biological Sciences (or a closely related field) and should have less than 3 years of postdoctoral experience. The ideal candidate will possess significant experimental training in bacterial genetics and biochemistry, as evidenced by at least one first authorship publication in peer-reviewed journals. Previous experience in RNA metabolism, and/or translational control, and/or murine model of infections is highly desired. The stipend level will be commensurate with years of experience, and starting date is negotiable. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, application and current curriculum vitae to Requisiton #F20170539

Research positions

Laboratory and Research Assistant positions are available beginning immediately. Interested candidates should apply online to the following positions:

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
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