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 known as an employer of choice in the St. Louis region.
Our faculty comprise a network of collaborators focused on building knowledge and enriching lives.
We offer rewarding career opportunities at all levels in a variety of fields.
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.
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, scientists, accountants, electricians, business administrators, nurses, communications specialists and more. Faculty and postdoc positions include abundant opportunities in education, leadership, research and medicine.
Best Employers for Diversity
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:
Welcoming and supportive
We actively promote an environment that is welcoming to all people. 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.
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Time for you
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.
Benefits you can count on
Benefit packages for eligible employees include health, vision and dental coverage, tuition assistance, retirement savings, health savings account options and more.
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In addition to intellectually stimulating work experiences and tuition reimbursement, employees develop their talents and skills through workplace training and other professional development opportunities.
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Inclusive and engaged
Washington University ranks among the best employers for diversity nationwide, according to Forbes. In intention, policy and action, we are deeply committed to building a diverse and inclusive community.
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Access to expressways, bike routes and car-sharing programs make it easy for employees across the St. Louis region to get to work. (Some lucky employees even commute through Forest Park.) Employees receive free Metro passes, and the Central West End MetroLink station stops right in the heart of campus.
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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, discounts on Cardinals, Blues and St. Louis Symphony tickets, 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 perks »
Job search resources
Washington University encourages and gives full consideration to all applicants for admission, financial aid and employment. The university does not discriminate in access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or genetic information. Inquiries about compliance should be addressed to the university’s Vice Chancellor for Human Resources, Washington University, Campus Box 1184, One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130. The School of Medicine is committed to recruiting, enrolling and educating a diverse student body.