| 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.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Pathology & Immunology. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
The present opening is for a highly motivated individual to work at the interface of genomics and neurobiology studying the development and diseases of the visual system in fish, bird and mammalian models and to help to develop cures for blindness. The lab is an exciting, fast-paced research environment with a team of fun and highly motivated undergraduate students, graduate students and postdocs. As part of this work, you will have the opportunity to participate in local, national, and international collaborations.
Successful candidates will be highly independent, creative and self-motivated problem solvers who wish to play a lead role in both collaborative and independent research projects involving molecular biology, genetics/genomics, and neuroscience, with a focus on the visual system. Specific responsibilities may include, but will not be limited to:
- Assisting investigator or higher level technician with research studies, experiments and assays including collection of data, preparation of solutions and set-up and maintenance of equipment.
- Maintaining files on research and assists with data entry.
- Assisting with general lab maintenance and cleaning.
High school diploma or equivalent.
A bachelor's degree in biology or a related field is preferred.
No prior knowledge specifically related to the work is required, but a bachelor's degree in biology or a related field is preferred. Prior experience with molecular and cellular biology or genetics/genomics/bioinformatics will be considered a plus.
The hiring range for this position is $12.00 to $15.35 per hour.
This position is eligible for full-time benefits.� Please visit our website at http://hr.wustl.edu to view a summary of benefits.
Applicant Special Instructions:
The position is located on the Washington University School of Medicine campus. The work will be in a laboratory environment with potential exposure to biological, chemical and radioactive hazards. The successful candidate must be physically able to wear protective equipment and to provide standard care to research animals.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade R04.
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.