Post Doctoral Research Associate - Washington State University in Spokane Washington

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Washington State University

Spokane, Washington

United States

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Detailed Job Description

A postdoctoral position is available to investigate the molecular mechanisms of human aging and cancer in the laboratory of Dr. Jiyue Zhu, in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, at Washington State University. Ongoing projects focus on the genetic and epigenetic regulation of telomerase gene in cultured somatic cells, cancer cells, pluripotent stem cells, and mouse models. Dr. Zhu’s laboratory has recently been relocated to WSU Spokance campus, and we are seeking a highly motivated and career-oriented investigator to join a dynamic team.

Required Qualifications

Applicants must have a PhD and a solid background in mammalian cell culture, molecular biology, and cell signaling.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to applicants that have experience/publications in transcriptional and epigenetic/chromatin gene regulation, stem cell biology, and/or mouse genetics.

Monthly Salary

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Additional Information

The College of Pharmacy is in a new Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences Building on WSU’s Health Sciences campus in Spokane. The College offers many collaborative research opportunities.

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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