Information for Our Community

Whether you are part of our community or are interested in joining us, we welcome you to Washington University School of Medicine.

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For Job Seekers

We seek people from diverse backgrounds to join us in a supportive environment that encourages inclusion and creativity.

Home to one of the top medical schools in the country, Washington University is also consistently ranked among the best places to work in St. Louis. We put great emphasis on hiring, training and retaining employees with recognition that our people are our greatest assets.

Faculty opportunities

Our faculty comprise a network of collaborators focused on building knowledge and enriching lives.

Faculty positions

Staff opportunities

We offer rewarding career opportunities at all levels in a variety of fields.

Staff positions

Working at the School of Medicine

The Medical Campus is home to a dynamic community of students, patients, and a faculty and staff dedicated to learning, research and patient care. This community also includes employees and visitors at our affiliated hospitals – Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children’s Hospital – and other neighbors at the Washington University Medical Campus.

Ellen S. Clark Hope Plaza offers employees a peaceful refuge at the center of the Medical Campus.
At the heart of campus and sheltered by the BJC Institute of Health at Washington University School of Medicine, the Ellen S. Clark Hope Plaza offers employees a place to gather or reflect.

To support this robust community, the School of Medicine offers a wide range of fulfilling career opportunities for people who have a passion for helping others. Our staff is made up of IT experts, accountants, scientists, electricians, business administrators, nurses, communications specialists and more. Faculty and postdoc positions include abundant opportunities in education, leadership, research and medicine.

A smart place to work

Rewarding career opportunities and a tradition of innovation are only are only a few of the reasons to work at the School of Medicine. Here are a few more:

Diversity welcome.
We promote an environment that is inclusive and welcoming to all people, and our policies and training programs encourage selection of faculty and staff who reflect the rich diversity of the communities we serve. By continuously challenging ourselves to create a climate of mutual respect in the workplace, we empower each other and encourage teamwork to benefit those we serve.
Climate of mutual respect »

Time for wellness
Full-time employees – including new hires – have 30 combined days of vacation and holidays, in addition to sick leave. Faculty and staff are also encouraged to participate in wellness initiatives and take advantage of family care options.
Work-life-balance »

Excellent benefits
Benefit packages for eligible employees include health, vision and dental coverage, tuition assistance, retirement savings, health savings account options and more.
Employee benefits »

Lifelong learning
Employees develop their talents and skills not only through intellectually stimulating work experiences, but also training and other professional development opportunities.
Learning and development »

Getting to work
Access to public transportation, area expressways, bike routes and car-sharing programs make it easy for employees across the St. Louis region to get to work. Employees also receive free Metro passes.
Transportation services »

Healthier planet
In addition to ambitious goals for greenhouse gas reduction and LEED building certification, the university encourages employees to adopt individual and office-wide measures to reduce their footprint.
Sustainability at the School of Medicine »

All the extras
Employee perks include access to home-buying assistance, staff discounts with select suppliers, annual Metro passes, employee nights at the ballpark and Blues games and more. Employees are also part of a rich learning environment with a steady supply of talks, exhibits, performances and other events held on the Medical and Danforth campuses.
University experience »