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Postdoctoral Research Associate - Pathology & Immunology - Immunobiology - 51327
University of Washington in Seattle, Washington
Date Posted 04/01/2021
Admin-Laboratory and Research
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Post Doc Instructions

Please do not submit an application to this posting.  To apply for this postdoctoral research opportunity, follow the directions below in “Applicant Special Instructions”.

Department Name/Job Location

This position is in the Department of Pathology & Immunology, Division of Immunobiology.  This position is for the Medical School Campus.

Essential Functions

Hematopoietic and vascular development, regeneration, and disease - Washington University School of Medicine

A postdoctoral research associate position is available to study the following areas: 1) Hematopoietic and vascular development and regeneration. 2) Hematopoietic stem cell fate in chronic inflammation. 3) The crosstalk between tumor angiogenesis and tumor immunity. We utilize an in vitro differentiation model of embryonic stem (ES) cells and early mouse embryos to address self-renewal, lineage commitment, and differentiation of the hematopoietic and vascular systems. We also utilize various tumor models to study changes occurring in hematopoietic stem cells and the crosstalk between endothelial cells and tumor immunity. We hope to apply the findings to regenerative medicine and therapeutic interventions for hematopoietic and vascular diseases.


We are looking for a self-motivated, detail-oriented, and collaborative applicant who can efficiently work in a fast-paced environment. A high level of independence and the ability to think critically is expected. 

Washington University School of Medicine provides an excellent collaborative research environment. 

Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D. or M.D. degree.
  • Strong background in molecular biology, cell biology, embryonic stem cell research, epigenetics, or mouse genetics. 

Preferred Qualifications

Strong publication record.

Salary Range

Base pay commensurate with experience.

Pre-Employment Screening

All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.


This position is eligible for full-time benefits. Please click the following link to view a summary of benefits: https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ .

Applicant Special Instructions

Please send a cover letter, brief description of research experience and interests, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references to:

Kyunghee Choi, Ph.D.
Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Pathology
660 S. Euclid Ave
Campus Box 8118
St. Louis, MO 63110
Phone: 314-362-8716 
Email: kchoi@wustl.edu

Information on being a postdoc at Washington University in St. Louis can be found at postdoc.wustl.edu/prospective-postdocs . 

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.

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