Postdoctoral Research Associate | Cheng Laboratory

Washington State University, Spokane, WA
Commensurate with qualifications and experience
February 10 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

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:

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.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply please click:

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.