Saint Louis University, a Catholic Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service, is seeking outstanding applicants for postdoctoral fellow and research assistant 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.

Postdoctoral positions

Postdoctoral Position - Pozzi Lab

A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Nicola Pozzi, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, to study the structural determinants underlying antigen-antibody recognition in the autoimmune disorder known as Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS). Successful candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. in structural biology or a related discipline. NIH standards will be used in setting the pay scale. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, application and current curriculum vitae to Requisiton #2020-00110.

Postdoctoral Position - Dastvan Lab

A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Reza Dastvan, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, to study the structural dynamics and transport mechanism of signaling kinases and membrane transporters associated with the survival of metastatic cells. Successful candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. in molecular & cell biology, biochemistry, or biophysics, or a related discipline. Practical experience in structural biology/spectroscopy (Electron Cryomicroscopy, X-ray crystallography, or EPR spectroscopy) or in mammalian/insect cell culture protein expression is preferred. Applicants should be highly motivated, be able to think critically, and demonstrate productivity throughout previous research experiences. NIH standards will be used in setting the pay scale. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, application and current curriculum vitae to Requisiton #2020-00410.

Postdoctoral Position - Di Cera Lab

A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Enrico Di Cera, Ph.D., Professor and Chair of Biochemistry, to study the structural enzymology of coagulation factors. Successful candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. in molecular & cell biology, biochemistry, or biophysics, or a related discipline. Training and documented productivity in enzymology, X-ray structural biology, NMR, or cryo-EM is required. NIH standards will be used in setting the pay scale. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, application and current curriculum vitae to Requisiton #2020-00705.

Research positions

Senior Research Assistant Position

A Senior Research Assistant position is available in the Department of Biochemistry in the lab of Susana Gonzalo, Ph.D. The Senior Research Assistant will, under general direction, plan, design, and implement common molecular and cell biology experiments in the laboratory and keep accurate records. In addition, the position requires maintaining the mouse colony and helping with mouse therapies. The Senior Research Assistant may also supervise and assist others in the lab. The successful candidate should have an M.S. degree in science or a related field. Broad knowledge involving laboratory techniques or other specialized knowledge is desired. Experience in virology or in animal models of disease would be preferred but not required. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, application and current resume to Requisiton #2020-00704.

Research Assistant Position

A Research Assistant position is available in the Department of Biochemistry in the lab of Reza Dastvan, Ph.D.. This position will support projects to study the mechanistic principles of membrane transport and kinase release in neoplastic and neurodegenerative diseases. The Research Assistant will, under general direction, perform moderately complex experiments following established protocols and will also assist others in the lab. The successful candidate should have a B.S. degree in molecular & cell biology, biochemistry, or biophysics, or a related field. Practical experience in mammalian/insect cell culture protein expression is preferred. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, application and current resume to Requisiton #2020-00411.

Research Assistant Position

A Research Assistant position is available in the Department of Biochemistry in the lab of Yuna Ayala, Ph.D. This position will perform moderately complex research and experimentation following established protocols, and assist other researchers in the lab. The successful candidate should have a B.S. degree in science or a related field. Broad knowledge involving laboratory techniques or other specialized knowledge is desired. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, application and current resume to Requisiton #2020-00448.

Research Assistant Position

A Research Assistant position is available in the Department of Biochemistry in the lab of Edwin Antony, Ph.D.. The Research Assistant will, under general direction, perform moderately complex experiments following established protocols and will also assist others in the lab. The successful candidate should have a B.S. degree in science or a related field. Broad knowledge involving laboratory techniques or other specialized knowledge is desired. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, application and current resume to Requisiton #2020-00522.

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