Postdoctoral Fellowships in Nephrology Available

The Division of Nephrology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis seeks a motivated postdoctoral researcher for an NIH training grant-funded position in clinical, translational, and basic science research.  The successful candidate will become part of a dynamic academic research environment led by principal investigators with independent funding and excellent mentoring skills.  The Division’s research portfolio includes diverse aspects of kidney and lower urinary tract development and mechanisms of glomerular, tubular, and fibrotic diseases.  Acute kidney injury, congenital anomalies of the kidney and urinary tract, polycystic kidney disease, tubular transport defects, focal segmental glomerulosclerosis, and glomerular basement membrane disorders comprise the major interests of the faculty.

Required Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate should be a highly motivated and experienced researcher with a doctoral degree (PhD, MD, DVM, or equivalent) and a track record of scientific achievement as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications.
  • Funding for this position is through a NIH T32 training grant. Eligibility requirements for this grant state that postdoctoral appointees be U.S. citizens or permanent residents enrolled in a research or clinical doctoral or postdoctoral program.

Preferred Qualifications

Excellent communication, presentation and writing skills are essential.

Salary Range

Base pay commensurate with experience.


This position is eligible for full-time benefits.  Please visit our website at to view a summary of benefits.

Applicant Special Instructions

Interested candidates should browse the Division of Nephrology’s website (, identify preferred faculty mentors, and email a full CV with a 1-page cover letter briefly discussing career goals, research experience, and specific areas of interest, along with the names and contact information of three references, to:

Dr. Jeffrey Miner

Director of Basic Research

Co-Director, NIH Training Grant “Renal Disease”

Division of Nephrology

Washington University School of Medicine

Information on being a postdoc at Washington University in St. Louis can be found at


Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.