Research Assistant

Washington, D.C.
Jul 29, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Job Description Summary:

Provides technical lab support in the area of renal disease and hypertension by performing a broad range of routine and moderately complex laboratory research tasks, including working with lab’s mice colony. Makes detailed observations, records and analyzes results, maintains laboratory and mice colony records, and assists with preparation of results for publication.

Minimum Qualifications:

A BA/BS in related discipline is required, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

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

Bachelor’s degree in biomedicine, molecular biology , or a related field. Experience working with animals is required.
Considerable experience in lab research is desirable as is some publication history.


Campus Location: Foggy Bottom College/School/Department: School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Family Research and Labs Sub-Family Laboratory Research Stream Service and Support Level Level 2 Full-Time/Part-Time: Hours Per Week: 40 Work Schedule: M-F 8:30-5 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: R000344 Job Open Date: 07/31/2017 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. Resume
    2. Cover Letter
    3. Names and Contact Information for References
    Optional Documents
    1. Curriculum Vitae
    2. Transcript
    3. Letter of Recommendation 1
    4. Letter of Recommendation 2
    5. Letter of Recommendation 3
    6. List of Publications


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