Find your place at WashU!

Washington University in St. Louis invites you to join us as a postdoctoral researcher. Offering you great benefits and a rewarding training opportunity, we seek talented scholars committed to attaining academic and research excellence while promoting environments that are respectful, collegial, and supportive.

We welcome postdoctoral candidates from different backgrounds and different parts of the world. We strongly encourage postdoctoral candidates from underrepresented groups in scientific fields to find a postdoctoral position at WashU. This includes:

  • Individuals from minoritized racial and ethnic groups such as Blacks or African Americans, Hispanics or Latinos, American Indians or Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders;
  • Individuals with disabilities;
  • Individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds;
  • Women from the above identities and other historically resilient groups.

Open postdoctoral positions

Washington University Jobs

Visit the WashU jobs board to find current postdoctoral openings that are publicly announced.

You can also subscribe to The Postdoc Update, the newsletter for WashU postdocs, for recently released positions.

Browse Washington University Schools

Some postdoctoral openings may not be publicly announced. We recommend that you visit the websites of the labs or research groups you are interested in and get in contact with the principal investigator (send a cover letter and your CV).

School of Medicine

School of Arts & Sciences

McKelvey School of Engineering

George Warren Brown School of Social Work

Olin Business School

DBBS Faculty Research Interests Database