Postdoctoral Scientist - Villagra lab

Location
Washington, DC
Posted
May 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


I. DEPARTMENT INFORMATION

Job Description Summary:

The Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine (BMM) department at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) strives to deliver the highest quality of professional education and training, and conduct cutting edge research in the areas of biochemistry, molecular genetics and genomics with a goal to better understand human disease. The department continues to have a long and successful record in training undergraduate, master and graduate students. Research Programs span from cancer biology, hepatobiology, autism, vascular biology, and computational genomics. Unlocking the mysteries of biologic processes at the molecular and genomic level is the common thread connecting all research programs. The overall research in the department continues to connect modern biochemistry and genomic discoveries to translational medicine, leading to a unique multidisciplinary research program in biochemistry and molecular medicine.

A postdoctoral position is available at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine at The George Washington University. Candidates with prior experience in immunology, immune-therapy, tumor micro-environment, basic techniques in molecular biology and cancer biology are highly desirable and encouraged to apply. The prospective candidate must have appropriate writing, communication and organizational skills. Further, there is a need for working in a multidisciplinary team involving basic, translational and clinical members. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Require’s a PhD in the field or in a related area.

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

Ph.D. in Biological Sciences or similar disciplines.


I. POSITION INFORMATION

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 3 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hours Per Week: 40 hrs/week Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:30a - 5:00p 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: RP000258 Job Open Date: 03/06/2017 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.


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    Applicant Documents
    Required Documents
    1. Curriculum Vitae
    Optional Documents
    1. Cover Letter
    2. Letter of Recommendation 1
    3. Letter of Recommendation 2

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