Postdoctoral Research Associate

locations
Prosser, WA
time type
Full time
posted on
Posted 3 Days Ago
job requisition id
R-5953

Title:

306-YN_FACULTY - Postdoctoral Research Associate

Business Title:

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Additional Titles:

Location:

PROSSER, IRRIGATED AGRICULTURE RESEARCH CENTER

Employee Type:

Faculty (+) (Fixed Term)

Job Family:

Faculty - Academic - OT Eligible

Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

The postdoctoral position, in the Harper lab at WSU-IAREC, is focused on the study of systemically infecting virus and virus-like pathogens affecting tree fruit in the Pacific Northwest. The incumbent will be expected to carry out a combination of field, greenhouse, and lab-based studies to understand pathogenicity of Little cherry virus-2 and the X-disease phytoplasma affecting stonefruit in the Pacific Northwest, so experience in plant host interactions, and testing putative effectors is a plus. Additional research duties will be assigned at the discretion of the PI. The incumbent is expected to interact with growers, stakeholders, and other industry groups, to attend and present their research at meetings and conferences, and to publish their findings in peer-reviewed journals. They will be part of the larger little cherry disease response taskforce Northwest, and are expected to interact and assist other team members in a professional and courteous manner.

Required Qualifications: PhD in Plant Pathology or a related field.
 

Additional Information:

Area/College: College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS)


Department Name: Clean Plant Center Northwest (CPCNW)


City, State, Zip: Prosser, WA, 99350


Department Link: https://iarec.wsu.edu/

Monthly Salary: $4200.00 - $5,000.00

In accordance with RCW 49.58.110, the above salary reflects the full salary range for this position. Individual placement within the range is based on the candidate’s current experience, education, skills, and abilities related to the position.

WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts.

For a more detailed summary of benefits offered by WSU for Faculty visit: https://hrs.wsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/2022-Benefit-Overview-for-Faculty-and-AP.pdf. Find total compensation information here: https://hrs.wsu.edu/managers/recruitment-toolkit/total-compensation/.



FTE: 100%


Position Type: This is a temporary position. Renewal is dependent on the need for extension and/or if additional funding is secured to extend employment.
 

Posting Close Date:

This position has been posted as Open until Filled. The screening of applicants will begin immediately and remain on-going until a finalist is identified.


Background Check:

This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by RCW 74.34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need.  A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made.



Application Instructions:

Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.

Required Documents:

  • Cover letter

  • Resume | CV

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 hrs@wsu.edu. 

Postdoctoral Research Associate

locations
Pullman, WA
time type
Full time
posted on
Posted 9 Days Ago
job requisition id
R-8036

Title:

306-NN_FACULTY - Postdoctoral Research Associate

Business Title:

Postdoctoral Research Associate


Additional Titles:

Location:

WSU PULLMAN CAMPUS

Employee Type:

Faculty (+) (Fixed Term)

Job Family:

Faculty - Academic - Not OT Eligible

Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

Working under the supervision of the Principal Investigators, the Postdoctoral Research Associate will work towards greater inclusion of lentils into wheat-based foods. The Postdoctoral Research Associate will apply techniques such as protein isolation and functionality testing, genome-wide association mapping, metabolic pathway analysis, and end-use quality testing. The Postdoctoral Research Associate will analyze results, publish research, and leverage research findings into further funding.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Isolate protein from lentil accessions

  • Characterize protein isolates for functionality

  • Identify lentil accessions of particular interest

  • Identify the genes of interest associated with different protein isolate quality traits and markers linked to these genes for future marker assisted selection

  • Select protein isolates to blend with wheat flour and perform flour, rheology, and dough tests on the blends

  • Study the biochemical pathway underlying the genes of interest

  • Upload genotypic and phenotypic data associated with each lentil accession into the GrinGlobal database for users to use in deciding what accessions to request

Required Qualifications:

  • A Ph.D in Genetics, Plant Physiology, Biochemistry, or Agronomy or related field.

  • Familiarity with R.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with lentils and wheat.

  • Experience in plant genetics, specifically genome-wide association studies and DNA marker design

  • Understanding of food end-use quality

  • Experience in seed physiology

Additional Information:

Area/College:

College of Agricultural Human and Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS)


Department Name:

Department of Crop and Soil Sciences


City, State, Zip:

Pullman, WA 99164


Department Link:

https://css.wsu.edu/


Annual Salary:

$55,000 - $65,000


In accordance with RCW 49.58.110, the above salary reflects the full salary range for this position. Individual placement within the range is based on the candidate’s current experience, education, skills, and abilities related to the position or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination. WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts. For a more detailed summary of benefits offered by WSU for Faculty visit: https://hrs.wsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/2022-Benefit-Overview-for-Faculty-and-AP.pdf. Find total compensation information here: https://hrs.wsu.edu/managers/recruitment-toolkit/total-compensation/.


FTE:

100%


Position Type:

Temporary


Temporary End Date:

This is a temporary position expected to end one (1) year after the start date. Renewal is dependent on the need for extension and/or if additional funding is secured to extend employment.



Posting Screening Date:

This position has been posted as Open until Filled. The screening of applicants will begin December 19, 2022.


Background Check:

This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by RCW 74.34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need.  A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application.

Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.



Required Documents:

1) Resume

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 hrs@wsu.edu.


Postdoctoral Research Associate

locations
Spokane, WA
time type
Full time
posted on
Posted 9 Days Ago
job requisition id
R-7888

Title:

306-NN_FACULTY - Postdoctoral Research Associate

Business Title:

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Additional Titles:

Location:

WSU SPOKANE CAMPUS

Employee Type:

Faculty (+) (Fixed Term)

Job Family:

Faculty - Academic - Not OT Eligible

Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine and Department of Translational Medicine & Physiology at Washington State University (WSU) are accepting applications for a postdoctoral fellow to perform research related to circadian clock, cancer, and aging using cellular and animal models. The ideal candidates should be able to perform high-quality, cutting-edge, and independent research. Candidates are expected to lead his/her projects and be adept at working closely with the principal investigator.

Current projects in the lab include:

(1) Understanding the biological mechanisms of circadian physiology and behaviors;

(2) Investigating the molecular and cellular impact of circadian disruptions on tumor heterogeneity, tumor microenvironment, and metastatic progression;

(3) Translational applications of circadian physiology for the treatment of cancer and aging-related pathologies using nutritional, metabolic, pharmacological interventions.


Working under the supervision of the Principal Investigator, the Postdoctoral Research Associate will have the opportunity to be a part of The Steve Gleason Institute for Neuroscience.

The primary duties of this position will be to define research problems, approaches or hypothesis, and methodology, design specific phases of research projects, carry out complex analyses (qualitative, quantitative, mixed-methods), analyze results, develop conclusions and hypotheses, and/or present research findings in publishable form.

Specific duties and responsibilities include:

  • Assisting in the coordination of ongoing research projects.
  • Publishing key results in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Assisting the PI, as well as other collaborating investigators, with scientific development, data analyses, and grant writing, as needed.
  • Applying for extramural research funding. 
  • Taking appropriate steps towards becoming an independent investigator/faculty member.
  • Participating in didactic training opportunities offered at WSU.
  • May perform other duties as required.

The position will be an initial one-year (1 year) appointment with opportunity for renewal contingent upon performance, mutual acceptance and available funding.

Duties and Responsibilities:

60% Research

  • Assist in the coordination of ongoing research projects.
  • Prepare articles for publication.
  • Assist in developing posters and presentations for disseminating study findings.
  • Assist in the preparation of progress reports.
  • Assist the PI, as well as other collaborating investigators, with scientific development, data analyses, and grant writing.

20% Data Management and Reporting

  • Gather and input study data into database systems. Ensure accuracy in the recording of all data and work with research sites to ensure data integrity.
  • Review and assess study data to ensure adherence to study protocol. Collaborate with PI if protocols are not being met.
  • Ensure data security and confidentiality.

 

15% Professional Development

  • Participate in didactic training opportunities at WSU.
  • Apply for extramural research funding.
  • Take steps to become an independent investigator/faculty member.

5% Other duties as assigned


Required Qualifications:

An earned terminal degree in an appropriate field and relevant experience.

Additional Requirements

  • A doctoral degree in molecular & cell biology, pharmacology, biochemistry immunology, oncology, neuroscience, medicine or any related field.
  • Experience authoring professional presentations or peer-reviewed publications.
  • Experience preparing technical reports and manuscripts.
  • Proactive problem-solving skills, ability to work independently, and ability to take appropriate autonomous initiative to carry out study related functions.
  • Outstanding interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Outstanding ethics and confidentiality in dealing with scientific data and results.
  • Aptitude for academic rigor using qualitative, quantitative, and/or mixed-methods.
  • Actively participates as a member of the research team, and frequently reports progress.

  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office suite of products (e.g., SharePoint, Powerpoint).
  • Must be willing to work evenings and weekends on occasion to meet the needs of the project, including scheduling participant visits and contacts, as well as meeting project deadlines.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in the fleld of molecular and cellular biology (e.g. CRISPR-genome editing, Molecular cloning with SnapGene program, WB/IP/ChIP analysis, Confocal and fluorescence microscopy, FACs analysis), cancer biology (e.g. 3D tumor spheroid cultures, tumor xenograft, tumor immunology, Single-cell RNA sequencing (scRNA-seq), The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) database analysis), aging biology (e.g. senescence and autophagy, longevity analysis), bioinformatics analysis (e.g. Transcriptomics/proteomics/metabolomics/epigenomics analysis, Genome-wide association (GWA) analyses), and epigenetic regulation (DNA/Histone modifications).
  • Experience and/or interest in circadian clock and sleep research
  • Excellent scientific writing and oral expression skills.
  • Experience analyzing scientific data using R, Stata, SPSS, NVivo, or Atlas.ti.
  • Experience managing research studies.

Additional Information:

Area/College: Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine
Department Name: Department of Translational Medicine & Physiology
City, State, Zip: Spokane, WA
Department Link: https://medicine.wsu.edu

Annual Salary: $54,840-$66,600; In alignment with NIH Guidelines

In accordance with RCW 49.58.110, the above salary reflects the full salary range for this position. Individual placement within the range is based on the candidate’s current experience, education, skills, and abilities related to the position or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination.

WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts. For a more detailed summary of benefits offered by WSU for Faculty visit: https://hrs.wsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/2022-Benefit-Overview-for-Faculty-and-AP.pdf. Find total compensation information here: https://hrs.wsu.edu/managers/recruitment-toolkit/total-compensation/.



FTE: 100%

Permanent/Temporary: Temporary

Temporary End Date: This is a temporary position with an initial 1-year appointment. Renewal is dependent performance, mutual acceptance and available funding
Screening Begin Date: December 1, 2022, open until filled
Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by RCW 74.34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need.  A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made.

Application Instructions: Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.
Required Documents:

1. Resume

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 hrs@wsu.edu.


Postdoctoral Research Associate

locations
Pullman, WA
time type
Full time
posted on
Posted 9 Days Ago
job requisition id
R-8343

Title:

306-YN_FACULTY - Postdoctoral Research Associate

Business Title:

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Additional Titles:

Location:

WSU PULLMAN CAMPUS

Employee Type:

Faculty (+) (Fixed Term)

Job Family:

Faculty - Academic - OT Eligible

Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

The College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences at Washington State University seeks a post-doctoral researcher to study plant parasitic nematodes. This position is in the Department of Plant Pathology. The position will involve studying races of the Columbia root-knot nematode and plant immune responses to nematode infections at the molecular level, with a focus on novel M. chitwoodi effectors. Position responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to the following: 1) Assist in planning and performing nematode bioassays in potatoes, tomatoes and Arabidopsis; 2) Conduct greenhouse and laboratory research on plants infected with root-knot nematodes under different plant growing conditions; 4) Evaluate gene expression analyses and confidently perform other molecular assays with nematodes and plants; 5) Tabulate, collate, summarize, and analyze data and maintain records; and 6) Prepare verbal and written reports of results to supervisor for review and use.  


  


Required Qualifications:

A PhD in plant pathology, plant science, or a related discipline.

  • Prior experience in molecular laboratory research in plants or nematodes

  • A demonstrated ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing

  • A proven ability to work independently and to work in teams

  • A demonstrated ability to function with minimal supervision.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • A working knowledge of computer programs, including R or related programs for transcriptome and genome analyses.

Additional Information:

Area/College: College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences


Department Name: Department of Plant Pathology


City, State, Zip: Pullman, WA



Monthly Salary:

$3,500.00-$4,500.00 | Commensurate on experience.

In accordance with RCW 49.58.110, the above salary reflects the full salary range for this position. Individual placement within the range is based on the candidate’s current experience, education, skills, and abilities related to the position.

WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts.

For a more detailed summary of benefits offered by WSU for Faculty visit: https://hrs.wsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/2022-Benefit-Overview-for-Faculty-and-AP.pdf. Find total compensation information here: https://hrs.wsu.edu/managers/recruitment-toolkit/total-compensation/.


FTE:100%


Position Type: Temporary


Temporary End Date: This is a temporary position expected to end on 12/31/2023. Renewal is dependent on the need for extension and/or if additional funding is secured to extend employment.


Posting Close Date: Applicants must submit their completed application by Friday, January 27, 2023 at 11:59 p.m.


Background Check:

This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by RCW 74.34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need.  A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made.


Application Instructions:

Applicants must attach the below required documents. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.

Required Documents: 1) Current CV with contact information  (2) a cover letter explaining your interest in this opportunity, the specific skills and knowledge you would contribute, and what your career goals are. Within the online application, please include contact information for three (3) references. For additional information about the position, contact Cynthia, cynthia.gleason@wsu.edu or 509-335-3742.

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 hrs@wsu.edu.


Postdoctoral Research Associate

locations
Spokane, WA
time type
Full time
posted on
Posted 8 Days Ago
job requisition id
R-8231

Title:

306-YN_FACULTY - Postdoctoral Research Associate

Business Title:

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Additional Titles:


Location:

WSU SPOKANE CAMPUS

Employee Type:

Faculty (+) (Fixed Term)

Job Family:

Faculty - Academic - OT Eligible

Position Details:

Summary of Duties:
The Peixoto Laboratory is seeking a Postdoctoral fellow to conduct research into the role of sleep on transcriptional and chromatin regulation across development in vivo. The Postdoctoral fellow will join a diverse group of neuroscientists and sleep biologists at the department of Translational Medicine and Physiology and the Sleep and Performance Research Center at Washington State University. This is an NIH funded position focused on the use of cutting-edge techniques, including single cell transcriptomics/multiomics and proteomics.

They will be involved in ongoing research in a variety of vertebrate models and will lead independent research projects. More specifically, the Postdoctoral fellow will: plan and conduct sleep/circadian experiments in vivo, conduct single-cell/single-nuclear sequencing experiments, develop and run bioinformatic pipelines, validate results experimentally and prepare the results for dissemination via peer-reviewed scientific articles and presentations at scientific meetings.  

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:

75% Research

  • Plan and conduct experiments and related research directed toward ultimate publication, prepare articles for publication. Participate in grant writing efforts, including seeking self-funding. Work with graduate and/or undergraduate research assistants in conducting research projects.


20% Presenting Data/Publications

  • Analyze, interpret, and disseminate findings through peer-reviewed scientific publications (first or corresponding author) and/or via conference oral and/or poster communications.


5% Service-Other

  • Evaluate scientific papers and publications, provide training to junior laboratory staff where applicable. Other duties as assigned.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
An earned PhD in Neuroscience, Genomics, Computational Biology, or other related discipline.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working with mice and or zebrafish.
  • Strong quantitative skills, including experience with a variety of multivariable analytic techniques
  • Proficiency in one or more programming languages for analysis of large datasets and data processing (R, Python, MATLAB).
  • Experience in the use of transgenic animals.
  • Experience in designing and executing circadian and/or sleep experiments.
  • Experience in genomics and proteomics.
  • Experience in neurodevelopment.

Additional Information:

Area/College: Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine
 

Department Name: Department of Translational Medicine and Physiology

City, State, Zip: Spokane, WA
 

Department Link: https://labs.wsu.edu/peixoto-lab/

Annual Salary: $54,840-$66,600; Commensurate with NIH Guidelines

In accordance with RCW 49.58.110, the above salary reflects the full salary range for this position. Individual placement within the range is based on the candidate’s current experience, education, skills, and abilities related to the position or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination.


WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts. For a more detailed summary of benefits offered by WSU for Faculty visit: https://hrs.wsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/2022-Benefit-Overview-for-Faculty-and-AP.pdf. Find total compensation information here: https://hrs.wsu.edu/managers/recruitment-toolkit/total-compensation/.

FTE: 1.0 FTE
 

Tenure Track: Non-Tenure

This is a Temporary position.


Temporary End Date: This is a temporary position for term of one year. Renewal is dependent on performance, mutual agreement and available funding.

 

Screening Begin Date: January 3, 2023; open until filled
 

Background Check:

This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by RCW 74.34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need.  A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter discussing their experience and highlighting how they meet the minimum qualifications.

Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application.


Required Documents:

1) Resume

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 hrs@wsu.edu.


Postdoctoral Research Associate | Wu Laboratory

locations
PHARMACEUTICAL & BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES BLDG-WSU SPO
time type
Full time
posted on
Posted 8 Days Ago
job requisition id
R-7872

Title:

306-NN_FACULTY - Postdoctoral Research Associate

Business Title:

Postdoctoral Research Associate | Wu Laboratory

Additional Titles:


Location:

WSU SPOKANE CAMPUS

Employee Type:

Faculty (+) (Fixed Term)

Job Family:

Faculty - Academic - Not OT Eligible

Position Details:

Summary of Duties: 
A postdoctoral fellow position is available in Pharmaceutical Sciences at Washington State University Spokane with Dr. Boyang (Jason) Wu. The research will be focused on molecular/cellular and preclinical studies on 1) understanding of androgenic and neural signaling and their contributions to therapy resistance and lineage plasticity in advanced prostate cancer, and 2) characterizing the microenvironmental effect on prostate cancer growth, progression, metastasis and response to antiandrogen and immuno- therapies. For related work of our laboratory please see the following link: https://pharmacy.wsu.edu/directory/boyang-jason-wu/ 

Required Qualifications 

  • Candidates should have a recent Ph.D. degree in Cancer Biology, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology/Pharmaceutical Sciences, or a related 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: 

  • Previous experience with xenograft mouse models of human cancers, especially prostate cancer, bioinformatic data mining, and cancer immunology, is highly desired. 

Additional Information:

Area/College: College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences 

Department: Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Wu Laboratory 

Department Link: College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences 


City, State, Zip: Spokane, WA, 99202-2131 

Annual Salary: $50,000 - 60,000

In accordance with RCW 49.58.110, the above salary reflects the full salary range for this position. Individual placement within the range is based on the candidate’s current experience, education, skills, and abilities related to the position or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination.

WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts. For a more detailed summary of benefits offered by WSU for Faculty visit: https://hrs.wsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/2022-Benefit-Overview-for-Faculty-and-AP.pdf. Find total compensation information here: https://hrs.wsu.edu/managers/recruitment-toolkit/total-compensation/.


FTE: 1.0 

Position Term in months: 12 

Tenure Track: No 

Permanent/Temporary: Temporary 

Temporary End Date: This is a temporary position expected to end on December 31, 2023. Renewal is dependent on the need for extension and/or if additional funding is secured to extend employment.

 

Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by RCW 74.34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need.  A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made.


Screening Begin Date: November 16, 2022 

Special Instructions for Applicants: 

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

1) a current curriculum vitae; and 
2) a cover letter addressing your professional goals. 

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

The screening of application materials will begin on November 16, 2022 and continue until a suitable candidate has been identified. 

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 hrs@wsu.edu.


Postdoctoral Research Associate - Cheng Laboratory

locations
Spokane, WA
time type
Full time
posted on
Posted 4 Days Ago
job requisition id
R-8186

Title:

306-YN_FACULTY - Postdoctoral Research Associate

Business Title:

Postdoctoral Research Associate - Cheng Laboratory

Additional Titles:


Location:

WSU SPOKANE CAMPUS

Employee Type:

Faculty (+) (Fixed Term)

Job Family:

Faculty - Academic - OT Eligible

Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

The laboratory of Dr. Zhaokang Cheng in the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Washington State University in Spokane, WA invites applications for a temporary full-time, non-tenure-track position, 12 month appointment as a Postdoctoral Research Associate. The major focus of our research program is to identify novel mechanisms of cell death (apoptosis, necrosis, and autophagy-associated cell death) in heart diseases such as myocardial infarction and anthracycline cardiomyopathy. More information on our current research interests can be found at: Dr. Zhaokang Cheng Laboratory



Required Qualifications:

  • Applicants must have a recent PhD degree in biochemistry, molecular and cellular biology or a closely related field prior to the hire date.
  • Successful candidates should have significant biomedical research experience as demonstrated by first-author publication(s) in internationally recognized, peer-reviewed journals.
  • Required technical skills include cell culture, western blotting, immunohistochemistry, immunoprecipitation, quantitative RT-PCR, and animal models of human disease.
  • Candidates are expected to be self-motivated, work independently, and have strong scientific English language skills.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge in cardiovascular biology and pathophysiology.

Additional Information:

Area/College: College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
 

Department Name: Pharmaceutical Sciences, Cheng Laboratory
 

City, State, Zip: Spokane, WA 99202
 

 

Monthly Salary: $52,743.00 - $61,992.00; commensurate with qualifications and experience.

In accordance with RCW 49.58.110, the above salary reflects the full salary range for this position. Individual placement within the range is based on the candidate’s current experience, education, skills, and abilities related to the position or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination.

WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts. For a more detailed summary of benefits offered by WSU for Faculty visit: https://hrs.wsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/2022-Benefit-Overview-for-Faculty-and-AP.pdf. Find total compensation information here: https://hrs.wsu.edu/managers/recruitment-toolkit/total-compensation/.
 

FTE: 100%
 

Permanent/Temporary: This is a temporary position expected to end on June 30, 2024. Renewal is dependent on the need for extension and/or if additional funding is secured to extend employment.
 

Screening Begin Date: Screening will begin on January 24, 2023; the position will remain open until filled.
 

Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by RCW 74.34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need.  A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made.
 

Application Instructions: Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application.
 

Required Documents:

  • Resume
  • 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 hrs@wsu.edu.


Postdoctoral Research Associate

locations
VETERINARY AND BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH BUILDING
time type
Full time
posted on
Posted 8 Days Ago
job requisition id
R-3046

Title:

306-NN_FACULTY - Postdoctoral Research Associate

Business Title:

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Additional Titles:


Location:

WSU PULLMAN CAMPUS

Employee Type:

Faculty (+) (Fixed Term)

Job Family:

Faculty - Academic - Not OT Eligible

Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

The Department of Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience is an academic unit in the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Faculty within the department form highly collaborative research units that study substance abuse, ingestive behavior, stress, and sleep neurobiology. Thus, the candidate will have ample opportunities for collaboration and co-mentoring. Postdocs can compete for both intramural and external research grants. In addition to postdoctoral training, the department offers baccalaureate and doctoral degree programs in Neuroscience. The department is housed in an award-winning, ultra-modern BSL-2 research facility on the Pullman campus of Washington State University, and it is equipped with state-of-the-art microscopy, imaging, electrophysiology, cell biology, and behavioral testing equipment. Pullman is a college town located in the heart of the Palouse, on the Southeast border of Washington State, with easy access to various outdoor recreation opportunities.  It has received accolades for highest quality of life, healthy community, safety, and green transportation.


Tenure Track (Faculty only): No

Annual Salary: $54,835-$57,846 Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

In accordance with RCW 49.58.110, the above salary reflects the full salary range for this position. Individual placement within the range is based on the candidate’s current experience, education, skills, and abilities related to the position.

WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts.

For a more detailed summary of benefits offered by WSU for Faculty visit: https://hrs.wsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/2022-Benefit-Overview-for-Faculty-and-AP.pdf. Find total compensation information here: https://hrs.wsu.edu/managers/recruitment-toolkit/total-compensation/.


FTE:

100%

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. and experience in neuroscience research in rodents is required.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to applicants with experience in slice electrophysiology, stereotaxic surgery and/or behavioral assays. Strong oral and written communication skills preferred.      

Note: Dr. Shane Hentges is moving to Washington State University in December 2021. For more information on her research see http://csu-cvmbs.colostate.edu/academics/bms/Pages/shane-hentges.aspx or contact Dr. Hentges at shane.hentges@colostate.edu

Additional Information:

Permanent/Temporary:
This is a temporary position expected to end on 11/20/2023. Renewal is dependent on the need for extension and/or if additional funding is secured to extend employment.

City/State/Zip:

Pullman, WA 99164-7620

Department:

College of Veterinary Medicine
Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience

Department Link:

https://ipn.vetmed.wsu.edu/


Screening Begin Date:

November 16, 2021


Background Check:

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


Required Documents:

Cover letter stating experience and interest in the position. A CV and the names and contact information for three (3) professional references.

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 hrs@wsu.edu.


Postdoctoral Research Fellow-Appleyard/Wayman Laboratory

time type
Full time
posted on
Posted 8 Days Ago
job requisition id
R-1861

Title:

306-NN_FACULTY - Postdoctoral Research Associate

Business Title:

Postdoctoral Research Fellow-Appleyard/Wayman Laboratory

Additional Titles:

Location:

Employee Type:

Faculty (+) (Fixed Term)

Job Family:

Faculty - Academic - Not OT Eligible

Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

The Department of Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience has an opening for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow for a National Institute of Health-funded research program. The Postdoctoral Research Associate will work to understand the mechanisms of neurotrophic factors, such as leptin, and their effects on synaptic function and development, and who have demonstrated expertise in cellular/molecular neuroscience and proficiency in, or interest in learning electrophysiological techniques.


The Department:

The Department of Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience (http://ipn.vetmed.wsu.edu/) is an academic unit of the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine (https://wsu.edu/). International neuroscience faculty within the department form highly collaborative research units that study synaptic function, development, ingestive behavior, stress, substance abuse, and sleep neurobiology. Thus, the candidate will have ample opportunities for collaboration and co-mentoring. Furthermore, the department offers baccalaureate and doctoral degree programs in Neuroscience, in addition to postdoctoral training. The department is housed in an award-winning,