Postdoctoral Research Associate at Washington State University in Pullman, Washington

Posted in Other 12 days ago.

Job Description:

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-05-05
Req: R-1113


306-NN - Postdoctoral Research Associate

Business Title:

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Additional Titles:


Employee Type:

Faculty (+) (Fixed Term)

Job Family:

Faculty - Academic - Not OT Eligible

Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

95% - Research

  • Effectively plan and conduct experiments and related research directed toward ultimate publication, prepare articles for publication.

  • Collect, record, verify scientific data; compile in formation in support of research; apply knowledge and skills applicable to an assigned technical discipline.

  • Report research progress and findings to the principal investigator; present and disseminate research progress and findings in lab meetings, national or international conferences.

  • Record and maintain experimental details, including but not limit to experimental plans, designs, progresses, results, and findings in lab notes.

  • Make and maintain animal stocks, bacterial stocks, plasmid stocks, and all other necessary stocks.

  • Ensure lab conditions and equipment are properly cleaned and maintained in accordance with established procedures.

  • Assist with general lab maintenance and cleaning.

  • May help the lab order lab supplies.

  • May direct the work of laboratory technicians, students, and others.

  • May demonstrate and explain various laboratory techniques to laboratory personnel, students, and others.

5% - Other

  • Perform other related duties as required.

Required Qualifications:

  • Candidates should have a recent Ph.D. degree in molecular biology, genetics, immunology, neurobiology, or similar field, with a proven track record of creativity and productivity.

  • Candidates are expected to be self-motivated and have strong oral/written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Extensive prior research experience with C. elegans.

Additional Information:

Area/College: Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

Department Name: Department of Biomedical Sciences

City, State, Zip: Spokane, WA 99202

Department Link:

Monthly Salary: Commensurate upon education and experience

FTE: 100%

Permanent/Temporary: Temporary

Temporary End Date: This is a temporary position expected to end on June 30, 2022. Renewal is dependent on the need for extension and/or if additional funding is secured to extend employment.

Screening Begin Date: June 7, 2021

Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.

Application Instructions: This post may be used to fill multiple positions.

As part of the recruitment process, please be prepared to submit the following documents:

1) a current curriculum vitae; and
2) a cover letter

Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application.

The screening of application materials will begin on June 5, 2021, and continue until a suitable candidate has been identified.

Required Documents:

1. Curriculum vitae

2. Cover Letter

Time Type:

Full time

Position Term:

12 Month

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

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