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Department of Anesthesiology

WU Pain Center



Research Instructor - Center for the Study of Itch & Sensory Disorders

The Center for the Study of Itch & Sensory Disorders 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 has three or more years of post-graduate training and expertise in molecular biology, cell biology, electrophysiology, gut motility, and mouse genetics techniques for research projects involving cellular and behavioral assays to define the roles of enteric sensory neurons expressing specific ion channels in the initiation and maintenance of gastrointestinal motility. The candidate will also be involved in analyzing data, writing manuscripts and grant applications, and supervising research techs and graduate students. Successful candidates will have a strong publication history. 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 three years of postdoctoral experience.


No end date

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