Opportunity Details

Department of Anesthesiology

Anesthesiology Basic Sci Research


Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology - Division of Basic Research

The Washington University Division of Basic Research (DBR) in the Department of Anesthesiology at Washington University School of Medicine invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor. The ideal candidate has five or more years of post-graduate training and complements the current research goals of the DBR, with a focus on membrane mechanisms of ion channels in conditions related to anesthesiology. The prospective candidate should be an accomplished ion channel biophysicist and physiologist interested in understanding how ion channels influence neural and epithelial cells during homeostasis and inflammation. The successful candidate should have an in-depth understanding of molecular mechanisms of regulation of ion channel function and their implication in cellular physiology.

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 3 years of postdoctoral training experience

Please submit a cover letter, research plan, CV, and the names of at least three professional references as one pdf.


No end date

An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer

Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. It is the university’s policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, veteran status, disability, or genetic information. Washington University seeks an exceptionally qualified and diverse faculty; women, minorities, protected veterans and candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Apply Back to List