Research Scientist

Washington, D.C.
Apr 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Job Description Summary:

The School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) seeks a Research Scientist to work as part of a research team in order to perform laboratory research tasks of considerable scope and complexity, including working with lab’s mice colony. This position will be responsible for planning and performing advanced techniques including mouse surgery, developing new theories, techniques and protocols, publishing results, and applying for external grant funding.

Minimum Qualifications:

Requires a master’s degree/PhD and at least 5 years of experience in the field or in a related area, to include at least 2 years of research and/or college level teaching in a field basic to the work to be performed.

Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications:

DVM or PhD, preferred

Experience with survival mouse surgery a plus


Campus Location: Foggy Bottom College/School/Department: School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Family Research and Labs Sub-Family Laboratory Research Stream Individual Contributor Level Level 4 Full-Time/Part-Time: Hours Per Week: 40 Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:30 to 5:30 Position Designation: Essential: Employees who perform functions that have been deemed essential to maintaining business or academic operations. Employees are generally expected to work from home during an event and may be asked to physically report to work. Telework: Required Background Check Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search Special Instructions to Applicants: Internal Applicants Only? No Posting Number: RP000100 Job Open Date: 08/03/2016 Job Close Date: If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until: Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Posting Specific Questions
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    Applicant Documents
    Required Documents
    1. Cover Letter
    2. Curriculum Vitae
    Optional Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Letter of Recommendation 1
    3. Letter of Recommendation 2
    4. Letter of Recommendation 3
    5. List of Publications
    6. Names and Contact Information for References


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