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 Associate Professor level is available in the Department of Biochemistry. We are specifically interested in research programs focused on the structural basis of biological mechanisms. A Ph.D., M.D., or M.D./Ph.D. degree, outstanding record of publications, current external funding commensurate to the academic rank, and 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 Positions - Ford Lab

Two postdoctoral positions are available in the laboratory of David Ford, Ph.D., Professor of Biochemistry, to study biochemical mechanisms involved in sepsis, atherosclerosis, and ischemic heart disease. Successful candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. in life sciences with an emphasis on biochemistry. NIH standards will be used in setting the pay scale. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, application and current curriculum vitae to Requisiton #F20180707 or #F20180731.

Postdoctoral Position - Yap Lab

A postdoctoral position is available starting in spring 2019 in the laboratory of Dr. Kyle McCommis, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry to study mitochondrial metabolism in the pathogenesis and treatment of metabolic diseases such as heart failure and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Successful candidates should have a Ph.D. degree in a life sciences-related field with some experience in molecular biology and/or animal physiology. Applicants should be highly motivated, be able to think critically, and demonstrate productivity throughout previous research experiences. The stipend level will be commensurate with years of experience according to the NIH scale. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, application and current curriculum vitae to Requisiton #F20190813.

Research positions

Research Position - Part-time Support Staff

A part-time support staff position is available in the Department of Biochemistry. This position entails preparation and set-up of labware for various research laboratories, as well as sterilization of equipment. Knowledge of handling of infected labware and ability to follow procedures is a plus. The successful candidate should have a high school degree. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, application and current resume to Requisiton #S20182125.

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology