Postdoctoral Fellow

The Department of Cell Biology and Physiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis (WUSM) is seeking a full-time Postdoctoral Fellow with experience in, and enthusiasm for, the teaching of Physiology to first year medical students.  Washington University School of Medicine offers many exciting opportunities for research training and the Postdoctoral Fellow will also pursue his/her own research interests within a laboratory in the Department of Cell Biology and Physiology.  Preference will be given to candidates with research interests that overlap with department labs.  The successful candidate will be an active participant in medical student education under the collaborative mentorship of basic science and clinical faculty leaders.  Over the next few years, the School of Medicine will be moving to a new integrated foundational science curriculum, and our teaching Scholars will play important roles in the move.  The successful candidate should have strong interpersonal skills to motivate, encourage and lead medical students in their education.  The position requires a Ph.D. in Physiology or a related field and/or M.D., D.O., or equivalent, and exhibit a demonstrated record of success in research.  Previous experience teaching physiology and /or in a medical school environment is desirable.

To apply, please send a single PDF document containing a letter summarizing your research and teaching experiences and interests, Curriculum Vitae, and the contact information for three references to:  Dr. David Piston, Edward J. Mallinckrodt, Jr. Professor and Head, at  Review of applications by the search committee will be begin immediately, and applications will be continue to be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

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.