Post Doctoral Scientist
Posting DetailsI. DEPARTMENT INFORMATION Job Description Summary:
The Department of Pharmacology & Physiology at the George Washington University is an active research department, with federally funded programs in neuroscience and development, cardiovascular pharmacology and integrative physiology, genomics and oncology. We provide unique training opportunities in biomedical research at the pre and postdoctoral level. We offer courses in Pharmacology and Physiology for Medical and Physician Assistant students, as well as several courses at the graduate level through the GW Institute for Biomedical Sciences. Our mission is to provide the highest quality of educational opportunities to our community, and to advance scientific knowledge and improve human health through cutting-edge research in the biomedical sciences. Additional information on the Pharmacology & Physiology department can be found at the following link: http://smhs.gwu.edu/pharmacology-physiology/
We have an opening for a postdoctoral scientist in the laboratory of Dr. Colin N. Young at The George Washington University, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Pharmacology and Physiology.
Current projects are focused on the central nervous system mechanisms underlying the development of hypertension, obesity and cardio-metabolic disorders, with a specific emphasis on endoplasmic reticulum stress, transcription factor activation, redox signaling and the renin-angiotensin system. A wide range of multidisciplinary approaches in murine models are used including whole animal cardiovascular and metabolic physiology, advanced in vivo imaging techniques, and genetic/molecular neuroscience strategies.
-Conduct research on the neural mechanisms of cardiometabolic diseases utilizing techniques of whole animal physiology and cardiovascular/metabolic function, in vivo imaging techniques, and genetic/molecular approaches.
-Written and oral presentation of research findings
-Assist in training of other laboratory members
-Performs other duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.
Qualified candidates will hold a PhD in a related discipline. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position.Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications:
Highly motivated individuals with a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent in a relevant discipline and demonstrated research productivity are encouraged to apply.Typical Hiring Range $51,238 - $64,150 How is pay for new employees determined at GW? II. POSITION INFORMATION Campus Location: Foggy Bottom, Washington, D.C. 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 Work Schedule: Mon - Fri 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? Posting Number: R000645 Job Open Date: 09/17/2018 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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