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Research Scientist (part-time), Neuroscience Lab Georgetown University Medical Canter

Georgetown University
Washington D.C.

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Research Scientist (part-time), Neuroscience Lab Georgetown University Medical Canter

Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.


Research Scientist (part-time), Neuroscience Lab - Georgetown University Medical Canter

Neuroscience is a priority mission of the Georgetown University Medical Center, and Neuroscience Lab also provides help for electrophysiology studies for many research groups in the GUMC, as evidenced by numerous co-PI-ed grant applications. The Neuroscience Lab hosts 2-3 thesis students and 1-2 master students annually.

The Research Scientist keeps the Neuroscience Lab in good order and condition, directly affecting the quality of collaboration and student thesis. Reporting to the Principal Investigator, the Research Specialist's duty performance allows the PI to devote time to research, grant applications and academia publications and.

Reporting to Lab's Principal Investigator, the Research Scientist must apply consistent and absolute attention to detail. Any small errors (e.g., a bit of detergent left on a bottle or an inaccurate weight of a reagent) may lead to a wrong conclusion of the experiment or waste days of time for the research project. Therefore, an appreciation for - and dedication to - performance excellence in all within the biology wet lab is paramount.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assists the Principal Investigator in experiments
  • Prepares ice and solutions
  • Keeps track of breeding animal colonies
  • Checks mice 1 to 2 times per week

Laboratory Maintenance
  • Washes glassware
  • Orders chemicals and supplies

  • Copies data to the lab database
  • Maintains the lab record


High school diploma

Preferred qualifications
  • 5+ years of experience in biological/ molecular biology/neuroscience laboratories
  • Experience of maintaining transgenic mouse colonies

Work Mode: Hybrid 4 Days. Please note that work mode designations are regularly reviewed in order to meet the evolving needs of the University. Such review may necessitate a change to a position's mode of work designation. Complete details about Georgetown University's mode of work designations for staff and AAP positions can be found on the Department of Human Resources Mode of

Work Designation.

We encourage applications from experienced or recently retired biology scientists.

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EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Georgetown University offers a wide variety of comprehensive and competitive benefits. Benefits packages include comprehensive health, dental and vision plans, disability and life insurance coverage, retirement savings programs, tuition assistance, voluntary insurance options (including group legal, accident, and critical illness), and much more. Whatever your need, the Office of Faculty and Staff Benefits will be standing by to support you. You can learn more about the benefits offered to eligible faculty and staff at or view the online interactive benefits guide for more information.

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