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Senior Scientist - Nephrology
University of Washington in Medical Lake, Washington
 
 
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Date Posted 03/13/2022
Category
Admin-Other Administrative Positions
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Scheduled Hours
40


Position Summary
This position is responsible for collaborating with the principal investigator (PI) on the design, conduct and reporting of research projects.
The successful candidate should be able to operate independently with minimal oversight by the PI. The applicant does not need experience in the area of kidney injury and/or metabolism, the focus of the Gewin lab’s research, but should have experience independently performing research projects. A willingness to learn new techniques is more important than specific skill sets.


Job Description

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Collaborates with PI on the design, conduct, and reporting of research projects.
  • Assists with grant preparation and reporting.  May submit grant proposals in rare circumstances with the approval of the PI, Department Head and Dean.
  • Prepares figures, drafts, and submits research papers in collaboration with PI.
  • Performs mouse surgeries (the applicant should have experience working with mice but the surgical experience is not required), cell culture techniques, Seahorse bioflux analysis (experience with this is not required), and molecular biology techniques (Western blots, qPCR, FACS, microscopy, and immunohistochemistry).
  • Complies with established safety procedures and maintains required documentation on laboratory and specimen conditions.
  • Works well with others within the lab and in other labs and is willing to supervise students and/or assist postdocs.
     

Working Conditions

This position works in a laboratory environment with potential exposure to biological and chemical hazards.  The individual must be physically able to wear protective equipment and provide standard care to research animals.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Analytical reasoning and problem-solving skills. 
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of standard laboratory policies, procedures, and equipment. 
  • Ability to communicate in oral and written form with all levels of personnel and technical publications. 
  • Ability to work well independently or as a team member.


Required Qualifications

Ph.D., M.D. or an equivalent terminal degree and at least three years of postdoctoral experience.


Grade
R12


Salary Range
$59,200.00 - $107,400.00 / Annually

The salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.


Pre-Employment Screening
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an 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.


Benefits Statement
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view a summary of benefits.


EEO/AA Statement
Washington University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability status, protected veteran status, national or ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation. Women, minorities, protected veterans and the disabled are strongly encouraged to apply.


Diversity Statement
Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment – fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply.


Applicant Instructions
When you are ready to apply, creating an account only takes a minute. Your account creates a candidate home page which we will use to communicate with you and allows you to apply for jobs and view your application statuses. The first page of the application offers two “Quick Apply” options. Quick Apply allows you to either use a previous application or create a new application using a resume to populate the work experience and education sections of your job application. If using a resume to populate your application, check to ensure the application fields populated accurately. You may skip the “Quick Apply” page by clicking “Next” at the bottom of the page. Documents may be uploaded in the My Experience section of the application. You also have the option to apply with a Linkedin feature, which allows you to apply by using your Linkedin profile to populate some of the job application fields.

Scheduled Hours
40


Position Summary
This position is responsible for collaborating with the principal investigator (PI) on the design, conduct and reporting of research projects.
The successful candidate should be able to operate independently with minimal oversight by the PI. The applicant does not need experience in the area of kidney injury and/or metabolism, the focus of the Gewin lab’s research, but should have experience independently performing research projects. A willingness to learn new techniques is more important than specific skill sets.


Job Description

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Collaborates with PI on the design, conduct, and reporting of research projects.
  • Assists with grant preparation and reporting.  May submit grant proposals in rare circumstances with the approval of the PI, Department Head and Dean.
  • Prepares figures, drafts, and submits research papers in collaboration with PI.
  • Performs mouse surgeries (the applicant should have experience working with mice but the surgical experience is not required), cell culture techniques, Seahorse bioflux analysis (experience with this is not required), and molecular biology techniques (Western blots, qPCR, FACS, microscopy, and immunohistochemistry).
  • Complies with established safety procedures and maintains required documentation on laboratory and specimen conditions.
  • Works well with others within the lab and in other labs and is willing to supervise students and/or assist postdocs.
     

Working Conditions

This position works in a laboratory environment with potential exposure to biological and chemical hazards.  The individual must be physically able to wear protective equipment and provide standard care to research animals.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Analytical reasoning and problem-solving skills. 
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of standard laboratory policies, procedures, and equipment. 
  • Ability to communicate in oral and written form with all levels of personnel and technical publications. 
  • Ability to work well independently or as a team member.


Required Qualifications

Ph.D., M.D. or an equivalent terminal degree and at least three years of postdoctoral experience.


Grade
R12


Salary Range
$59,200.00 - $107,400.00 / Annually

The salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.


Pre-Employment Screening
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an 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.


Benefits Statement
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view a summary of benefits.


EEO/AA Statement
Washington University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability status, protected veteran status, national or ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation. Women, minorities, protected veterans and the disabled are strongly encouraged to apply.


Diversity Statement
Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment – fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply.


Applicant Instructions
When you are ready to apply, creating an account only takes a minute. Your account creates a candidate home page which we will use to communicate with you and allows you to apply for jobs and view your application statuses. The first page of the application offers two “Quick Apply” options. Quick Apply allows you to either use a previous application or create a new application using a resume to populate the work experience and education sections of your job application. If using a resume to populate your application, check to ensure the application fields populated accurately. You may skip the “Quick Apply” page by clicking “Next” at the bottom of the page. Documents may be uploaded in the My Experience section of the application. You also have the option to apply with a Linkedin feature, which allows you to apply by using your Linkedin profile to populate some of the job application fields.

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