POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE
Faccio Lab, Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University, Saint Louis
Inflammation, arthritis and bone
The Orthopaedic Research Laboratory (PI: Roberta Faccio) in the Department of
Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University in Saint Louis has an immediate opening
for a post-doctoral research associate in the field of osteoimmunology. The associate will work on NIH-funded studies that utilize in vivo models (mouse) aimed at determining how the bone microenvironment reacts to inflammatory conditions and analyzing processes involved in the resolution of inflammatory responses.
You will join a multidisciplinary orthopaedic research laboratory, part of the
75-member Washington University Musculoskeletal Research Center
(http://musculoskeletalcore.wustl.edu/ ). There are strong collaborations between the
Faccio lab, rheumatologists and immunologists.
Applicants must possess a Ph.D. in immunology, cell or molecular biology, a closely related field. Preference will be given to applicants with a proven record in immunology, bone biology or cell biology. Experience working with transgenic/knockout mice and ability to perform FACS analysis is a plus. The appointment is for a period of 2 years, with possibility of reappointment.
Applicants should apply by sending a cover letter, CV, and the names of three references
via email to:
Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri USA
The position is available immediately. Applications will be considered until the position
is filled. Inquiries may be made by email. General information is available at
http://orthoresearch.wustl.edu, http://dbbs.wustl.edu/Postdocs/Pages/Postdocs.aspx and