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WU Pain Center



Research Instructor - Center for the Study of Itch

The Center for the Study of Itch (CSI) in the Department of Anesthesiology at Washington University School of Medicine invites applications for a research-track junior faculty position at the level of Instructor. The ideal candidate should have four or more years of post-graduate training in itch and pain pharmacology and physiology. Expertise in using genetic, chemogenetic and optogenetic approaches to study itch and pain physiology, pharmacology is critical. Successful candidates will have a strong publication history and be able to demonstrate the ability to successfully compete for external funding. Proficiency in mouse genetics, molecular biology, optogenetics, biochemistry, immunohistochemistry, and behavioral pharmacology are prerequisites. Additional information about CSI is available at csi.wustl.edu. Washington University is committed to the recruitment of candidates traditionally underrepresented on university faculties. Individuals of any race, ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation are encouraged to apply, as are disabled individuals and veterans. The School of Medicine at Washington University is committed to finding solutions to global health problems, including ones that affect minority and disadvantaged populations.


PhD and at least 4 years of postdoctoral experience.



An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer

Washington University seeks an exceptionally qualified and diverse faculty; women, minorities, protected veterans and candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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