|Washington University in St. Louis is an independent university known internationally for excellence in teaching and research and for the quality of its faculty and student body.
Founded in 1853, the University ranks among the nation's leaders in higher education and research.
The Danforth campus and the Medical School are home to over 12,000 faculty and staff members, making Washington University one of St. Louis' largest employers. As such, our mission is to be recognized as both an employer of choice and an exemplary employer. Our web-site provides our guests and colleagues with useful information, self-sufficiency capabilities and a variety of development tools and resources.