Company:  Confidential

Job Title: Postdoctoral Positions available at Washington University

Job Number: 79533

Location: St. Louis, US

Job Description

Exciting Postdoctoral Opportunities in Lung and Vascular Biology at Washington University in St. Louis

Three Postdoctoral Positions are available at the Dr. Zhiyu Dai lab ( at the Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis (WashU) starting from July 2024.

About WashU:

Prestigious Institution: Ranked #15 in US News National Universities in 2023 and #24 in 2024.

Top-Ranked Medical School: Our university stands at #5 in Best Medical Schools for Research and #2 in NIH funding to medical schools.

Legacy of Excellence: Proud affiliation with 26 Nobel Laureates.

About our Lab:

The Dai Lab is at the forefront of interdisciplinary research in lung and vascular biology, with a special focus on pulmonary hypertension. Our recent publications include influential articles in Circulation (2016), AJRCCM (2018;2018), ERJ (2022), ATVB (2022), and Hypertension (2023), Circulation (2024). We leverage cutting-edge technologies like genetic lineage tracing, CRISPR genomic editing, single-cell omics, and spatial transcriptomics to unravel complex cardiopulmonary vascular diseases.

Candidate Profile:

Educational Background: PhD or MD/PhD (expected or obtained) or equivalent.

Research Experience: Strong foundation in molecular biology and an impressive publication record. Experience in metabolism, epigenetics, bioinformatics, or developmental biology is desirable.

Self-motivated and Driven: Ability to conduct projects autonomously, with minimal supervision, including experiment design, idea generation, efficient execution, and professional data analysis.

Versatile and Collaborative: Capacity to manage multiple projects, write scientific papers, and present at conferences. Expected to provide guidance to students and technicians.

What We Offer:

Competitive Salary: Aligned with NIH scale.

Rich Research Environment: Access to top-tier facilities and resources.

Exceptional Mentorship: Committed to nurturing your independent career development.

Grant Support: Strong support for fellowship, training grant, and independent grant applications.

Application Deadline: 2024-11-25


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