Senior Scientist

Posted on Jul 24, 2022 by Washington University in St. Louis (WUSTL)

Saint Louis, Missouri 63112
Immediate Start
Hourly Salary

We are seeking a passionate scientist with background in omics data analysis to join our team and apply available and innovative bioinformatics, machine learning and statistical approaches to support our NIH-funded research projects on the multicellular mechanisms promoting axon regeneration in mouse and human models. Our goal is to understand how injured peripheral nerves regenerate and apply that information to improve nerve repair in both the peripheral and central nervous systems. We are especially interested in the mechanisms by which the neuronal microenvironment contributes to nerve repair. The project includes but is not limited to conducting analysis on next generation sequencing data, as well as single cell genomics and single cell transcriptome data. For additional information visit the Cavalli Lab website

The PI is committed to mentoring and to nurturing a creative, thoughtful and collaborative lab culture. The laboratory is in an academic setting in the Department of Neuroscience at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, an internationally recognized research institution consistently ranked among the top five medical schools in the country. The extreme collegiality of Washington University combined with the large Neuroscience Community and extensive infrastructural and core facility support creates a dynamic research environment in many areas of basic and clinical science. Appointees at Washington University receive a generous benefit package. Complete information on the benefit package is located on the WUSM Human Resources Benefits Website . The St. Louis area combines the attractions of a major city with affordable lifestyle opportunities.

Job Requirements Qualifications

PhD in life sciences
Expertise in omics data analysis
Highly motivated and independent
Application Instructions

Interested candidates should send the following to Valeria Cavalli :

Cover letter describing motivation, research experience and interests
Names of three references

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.

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.

Committed to diversity & inclusion

Our Department highly values all our researchers, staff and trainees, and we provide an inclusive environment for people from diverse backgrounds and experiences. We are dedicated to advancing diversity and inclusion, core values shared by the School of Medicine and the entire university. Facilitated by assistant professor Jason Yi, the Department of Neuroscience liaison to the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the Washington University School of Medicine, we are enabling initiatives that promote diversity and ensure that the department continues to be a welcoming place for everyone.

We recognize the history of exclusionary policies and biases that have limited the participation of certain groups in academia and in science, and the Department of Neuroscience seeks to provide a place where all are supported in advancing their education and careers. To individuals interested in joining the department, we pledge to give full consideration to all applicants regardless of race, color, ethnicity, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, ability, gender identity or expression and national origin. Collaboration and inclusion are hallmarks of Washington University and the foundation for our success. Please do not forget to mention Bio Careers when applying.

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