Research Associate, Bioinformatics

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Job Description Summary:

The Bioinformatics Research Associate will work on NIH and other funded project/s. This individual will have knowledge of standardization of data, carbohydrate chemistry, biochemistry, proteomics, and existing glycobiology and protein related resources.

This position independently carries out research/development activities by designing and conducting experiments in a controlled laboratory setting, under general guidance from the Principal Investigator. Using a certain degree of creativity and latitude, the core responsibilities of this position include making detailed observations, analyzing data, and interpreting results. This position compiles results and prepares technical reports and documentation of outcomes. This role is familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Working under general supervision, this position typically reports to a Principal Investigator.

Duties include:
-Plans, performs and documents the creation of knowledge bases.
-Collects, analyzes and critically interprets database and knowledge base data.
-Maintains and routinely updates datasets.
-Creates project reports, presentation slides, and posters.
-Prepares periodic progress reports and publications.
-Submits publications related to research.
-Drafts publications with key collaborators.
-Coordinates projects with other team members and cooperation partners.
-Attend and or plan weekly, bi-weekly, monthly and annual project meetings with collaborators and stakeholders.
-Performs other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualified candidates will hold a master’s degree and 1 year of experience 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:

-Experience in glycobiology preferred
-Knowledge of glycans and programming in python preferred
-Strong analytical and writing skills
-Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with teams
-Leadership skills are desirable

Typical Hiring Range $53007 - $68275 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 1 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hours Per Week: 40 hours per week Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 9:00 - 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:

Employer will not sponsor for employment Visa status

Internal Applicants Only? No Posting Number: R000749 Job Open Date: 03/14/2019 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

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have experience in Glycobiology? Please briefly explain:

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Do you have a Masters degree?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Statement of Research Interest
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2
  5. List of Publications




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Job No:
Posted: 3/15/2019
Application Due: 4/12/2019
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