Postdoc position in Dutcher lab – Washington University School of Medicine

The Dutcher lab is located in beautiful St. Louis, Missouri at Washington University School of Medicine, and we are looking for a Postdoctoral Researcher to join our group to study cilia and centrioles.  We are funded by grants from NIGMS, NHLBI, and NSF.   We study the unicellular green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii.  We use genetics, genomics, light and cryo-EM microscopy, and proteomics.  Candidates should have a Ph.D. and experience in a subset of these areas:   genetic screens, genomics, bioinformatics, genome editing, proteomics, light microscopy, electron microscopy.   We are interested in understanding the processes of ciliary proteins and pathways for centriolar duplication.

See the lab publications at

Information about specific new and exciting projects can be obtained by contacting Susan Dutcher (

Salary and benefits are commensurate with Washington University in St Louis standards for postdoctoral associates.

Applicants should submit a CV, short summaries of past research and interests for the future, and contact information for three people who can serve as references.  Send applications to   Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  The position could begin as soon as May 1 (if we are beyond the COVID-19 quarantine).

Wash U is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Washington University makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.