Open the door to a great career at Washington University School of Medicine.

As one of the largest employers in the St. Louis metro area, the staff of Washington University School of Medicine reflects the rich diversity of the community in which we live and serve. To see a complete list of current job openings (updated daily), please visit the Washington University Jobs website.

Career opportunities

Clinical faculty and fellows

Appointments for clinical fellows and faculty positions are established on a departmental or program basis. Interested applicants should contact the division or academic department office directly.

Primary care

Physicians interested in primary care as a Washington University Clinical Associate (WUCA), please call 314-273-4879 or email Sam O’Rourke at to request more information.

Nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants

Make the next step count in your health care career. Washington School of Medicine employs more than 800 nurses, nurse practitioners and physician assistants who provide medical treatment to patients at the Center for Advanced Medicine and other outpatient locations throughout the region.

Allied health professionals

Medical technicians, medical technologists and clinical laboratory technologists play a vital role in clinical laboratories, usually located at the medical campus.

Learn more about the specialized departments to see which one is right for you.

Medical and clinical research

Research positions at the School of Medicine offer candidates the opportunity to work alongside world leaders in bio medical research. Researchers here collaborate across medical disciplines to advance scientific discoveries and investigate new approaches to diagnosis and treatment.

Technicians and technologists active in the school’s 1,000-plus research investigations analyze data, prepare experiments, maintain laboratory equipment, and assist in the preparation of publications.

Current openings for postdoctoral research positions are listed on the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs website.

Other opportunities

There are many other opportunities for employment in the School of Medicine that do not require a medical education or medical background. These include: patient services representatives, insurance/billing, clerical, secretarial/administration, facilities, information systems, all levels of management and accounting/budgeting/finance.

Employee benefits

Washington University provides all full-time faculty and staff generous benefits that include:

  • 22 vacation days plus 8 holidays
  • Choice of medical and dental insurance plans
  • Employee, spouse and dependent children tuition
  • Flex health spending
  • Life insurance
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Sick leave
  • Discounted memberships at health clubs
  • Optional supplemental life insurance
  • Long-term disability Insurance
  • Long-term care Insurance
  • On-campus child care
  • MO$T Program
  • Retirement savings
  • Auto and home insurance premium reduction program
  • MetroLink free universal pass

Every position at the School of Medicine is important, and all employees have the opportunity to develop their talents and make meaningful contributions through stimulating work experiences. Challenge yourself and open the door to a great career—not just a job.