Work Location Detail 2300 Eye Street, NW Ross Hall Washington, DC 20052
Assigned Organizational Area: Medical Center
Campus Location: Foggy Bottom
Division/Vice President: Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs (AA)
College/School/Department: School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS)
Internal Applicants Only? No
Position Type: Research
Posting Number: Staff - 000829
Working Title: Post Doctoral Scientist
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, daytime hours
Total Hours Per Week: 40
Pay Grade: 0
Recruitment Salary Range: Commensurate with experience.
Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, Sex Offender Registry Search, and Prior Employment Verification
If other was selected above, or there are special requirements, please explain.
If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until:
Job Open Date: 02/09/2012
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Applicant Review Will Commence On:
Job Vacancy Anouncement Information
Founded in 1821, GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia, to include ten academic units, with a full-time equivalent enrollment of a little over 20,000 students and approximately 11,000 full-time and part-time employees (faculty and staff). The George Washington University is a community dedicated to learning, communication,respect, service and teamwork. As one of the largest private employers in the District of Columbia, the university seeks employees who support the teaching, research, and public service mission of the university.
Job Description Summary:
This position will entail conducting experiments, using electrophysiological approaches, to test if the neurobiology of cardiorespiratory neurons, including assessments of their activity and function, are altered in disease models such as obstructive sleep apnea.
PhD in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures.
Prior experience with electrophysiological approaches examining the function of cardiorespiratory neurons is desired.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Conduct experiments, using electrophysiological approaches.
Significant interaction with the Laboratory P.I. and other Researchers in the lab or other labs as appropriate.
Compile and analyze data and communicate with other researchers.
Prepare technical reports, summaries, protocols, and quantitative analyses.
Maintain familiarity with current scientific literature and contribute to the process of the process of a project within his or her scientific discipline, as well as investigating, creating, and developing new methods and technologies for project advancement.
Participate in scientific conferences for the dissemination of scientific findings and contribute to the submission of their work for publication in scientific journals.
Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Do you have a Ph.D?
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae
The George Washington University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution.