Postdoctoral Research Associate | Cheng Laboratory
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: https://pharmacy.wsu.edu/directory/zhaokang-cheng/
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.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
To apply please click: https://wsu.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/WSU_Jobs/job/PHARMACEUTICAL--BIOMEDICAL-SCIENCES-BLDG-WSU-SPO/Postdoctoral-Research-Associate---Cheng-Laboratory_R-446
As part of the recruitment process, please be prepared to submit the following documents:
1) a current curriculum vitae;
2) a cover letter addressing your professional goals; and
3) contact information for three (3) professional references.
The screening of application materials will begin on March 8, 2021, and continue until a suitable candidate has been identified.
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.