Postdoctoral Research Associate - Cheng Laboratory
Washington State University
Location: Pullman, Washington
Internal Number: 4073580
Postdoctoral Research Associate - Cheng Laboratory
Available Title(s): 306-YN_FACULTY - Postdoctoral Research Associate
Business Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate - Cheng Laboratory
Employee Type: Faculty (+) (Fixed Term)
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: 12 Month
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
This position has been re-posted.
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.
Knowledge in cardiovascular biology and pathophysiology.
Area/College: College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Department Name: Pharmaceutical Sciences, Cheng Laboratory
Annual 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.
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:Immediately; 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.
Applicants must upload the following documents to their online application.
Curriculum Vitae/Resume (required)
Cover Letter (required)
External candidates, please upload all documents in the 'Resume/CV' section of your application. Internal candidates, please upload all documents in the 'Resume/Cover Letter' section of your application.
Documents may be submitted in one file or separate files. Applicants are encouraged to upload as a PDF if possible. 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.
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