Opportunity Details

Department of Medicine

IM - Dermatology


Commensurate w/Experience

Center for the Study of Itch and Sensory Disorders Research Faculty

The Center for the Study of Itch and Sensory Disorders (CSISD) at Washington University School of Medicine (WUSM) in St. Louis is seeking a full-time physician-scientist, board-certified in Dermatology at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank whose investigative focus centers on inflammatory skin diseases and itch. The CSISD, a joint initiative of the Department of Anesthesiology, Department of Medicine, and Division of Dermatology, is a world-renowned research center composed of leading neuroscientists, neuro-immunologists, epithelial biologists, and dermatologists who have collectively founded the field of itch biology and helped to bring new therapies to chronic itch disorders. The research team consists of NIH-funded investigators at the forefront of the neurobiology of itch and related sensory disorders and highly-qualified staff and trainees. The successful candidate will become integrated into the university’s larger immunology and neurobiology scientific community and have access to the shared equipment and behavioral facilities.   The candidate will also Direct the Itch Clinic that has served patients from approximately 50% of the U.S., has been a major referral center and a site for industry-sponsored clinical trials. The clinic has also served as a key population for translational research and investigator-initiated trials. 

Salary and compensation will be commensurate with experience and expertise. Both WUSM and Barnes-Jewish Hospital are consistently ranked among the top medical schools and hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report and are housed in an exceptional biomedical environment composed of the most highly recognized basic scientists, clinicians, and clinical researchers in the world. A highly competitive compensation and incentive package will be offered to the successful candidate.

Applicants should submit a CV, ½ page description of their one most important paper to date (accepted, published or BioRxiv deposited papers only), 2 page research statement, and the names/contact information of 3 references.  Please submit completed application to Darlene Huebner (huebner@wustl.edu)

EEO 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

Lynn Cornelius, MD




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