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Post Doctoral Fellow

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Who is Saint Louis University? Founded in 1818, Saint Louis University is one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious Catholic universities. SLU, which also has a campus in Madrid, Spain, is recognized for world-class academics, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service.

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Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service, is seeking applicants for a postdoctoral fellow in the Edward A. Doisy Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, beginning in the spring of 2020.  A postdoctoral position is now available in the laboratory of Dr. Kyle McCommis. Successful candidates are expected to have a doctoral degree in a life sciences-related field, with research experience in molecular biology and/or animal physiology. The laboratory of Dr. Kyle McCommis focuses on the importance of mitochondrial metabolism in the pathogenesis and treatment of metabolic diseases such as heart failure and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Projects will combine in vivo animal physiology and pathology, isolated primary cell and immortalized cell cultures, as well as biochemical and molecular biology techniques. Applicants should be highly motivated, be able to think critically, and demonstrate productivity throughout previous research experiences.Compensation will be based on experience, according to the NIH pay scale. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, application and current curriculum vitae to . Saint Louis University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages nominations of an application from women and minorities.


Medical Research Primary Appointment 12 mo.

Saint Louis University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors. We welcome and encourage applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities (including disabled veterans). If accommodations are needed for completing the application and/or with the interviewing process, please contact Human Resources at 314-977-5847.

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