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Postdoctoral Research Associate
# Postion Information
## Summary of Duties
As a Post-doctoral scholar in the Winuthayanon Lab, a successful candidate will develop his/her own project investigating the function of steroid hormones in the female reproductive tract and their application as novel contraceptives using state of the art technologies in animal model systems. The successful candidate will be highly motivated and enjoy a collaborative atmosphere with the lab and the School of Molecular Biosciences.
Responsibilities Include:
* Investigating the roles of steroids and their classical receptors using a conditional knockout technology in the context of female reproduction and their applications as contraceptives.
* Presenting the research through poster/oral presentation and peer-reviewed publication.
* Designing, carrying out, and troubleshooting experiments in the lab.
* Demonstrating commitment to promoting diversity in the workplace.
* Coordinate, manage, and maintain daily lab operations.
* Oversee quality control and make suggestions for improvement in techniques and interpretation.
* Supervise undergraduate/graduate students in the lab.
* Perform other duties as required.
## Additional Information
View the Benefits Overview for information regarding competitive benefits available.
## Required Qualifications
* Ph.D. in Genetics, Physiology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology or a related field.
* Experience with transgenic mouse models, genetics, animal husbandry, and colony management.
* Experience with histological and microscopy techniques.
* Experience in bioinformatics and gene expression profiling.
* Experience with confocal microscopy, DNA, RNA, protein extraction, and qRT-PCR.
* Excellent computer skills, especially with ImageJ/FIJI, GraphPad Prism, Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, EndNote, and Mac OS.
* Willing to learn new experimental techniques and problem solve.
* Outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written.
## Preferred Qualifications
* Basic knowledge of viral and bacterial infections/transfections and cell culture.
* Basic knowledge of R software and single cell RNA-seq is desired.
* No more than one year of post-doc experience.
# Posting Detail Information
## Special Instructions to Applicants
Screening of applications will begin on June 1, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.
Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) curriculum vitae 2) cover letter and 3) contact information for at least three (3) professional references. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.
## EEO Statement
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 veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.
WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs ().
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
*Employee Type:* Faculty
*Title:* Postdoctoral Research Associate
*Working Title:* Postdoctoral Research Associate
*Position Number:* 068309
*College/Area:* College of Veterinary Medicine
*Hiring Unit:* School of Molecular Biosciences
*Department Link:* School of Molecular Biosciences
*Work Location:* Pullman
*Zip Code:* 99164
*Anticipated Start Date:* 08/01/2018
*Tenure Track:* No
*Full-Time/Part-Time:* Full Time
*Appointment Status:* Temporary
*Position Term in Months:* 12
*Monthly Salary:* Commensurate with qualifications and experience
*Background Check:* Yes
*Type of Recruitment:* Open Recruitment
*Posting Open Date:* 05/16/2018
*Screening Begin Date:* 06/01/2018
*Open Until Filled (overrides close field):* Yes
*Posting Number:* 20152378F

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