Postdoctoral Research Associate

Washington State University
Job Location
Spokane, WA
Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Benefit eligible

Job Description

A postdoctoral position is available to investigate the molecular mechanisms of human aging and cancer in the laboratory of Dr. Jiyue Zhu, in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, at Washington State University. Ongoing projects focus on the genetic and epigenetic regulation of telomerase gene in cultured somatic cells, cancer cells, pluripotent stem cells, and mouse models. Dr. Zhu’s laboratory has recently been relocated to WSU Spokance campus, and we are seeking a highly motivated and career-oriented investigator to join a dynamic team.


Applicants must have a PhD and a solid background in mammalian cell culture, molecular biology, and cell signaling.

Preference will be given to applicants that have experience/publications in transcriptional and epigenetic/chromatin gene regulation, stem cell biology, and/or mouse genetics.

How to Apply

As part of the recruitment process please complete the online application and submit a current curriculum vitae and letter of application addressing your qualifications as they relate to this position.

Applications must include the following materials:

1) A letter of application describing your professional goals.

2) A current curriculum vitae.

3) Complete contact information for three professional references.

4) Up to three reprints of publications.

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 veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (

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

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