Post-Doctoral Scientist

Washington D.C., United States
Jul 23, 2014
Position Type

Job Description Summary:

A post-doctoral position is available immediately in Dr. Lu's laboratory at The George Washington University in Washington, DC to investigate acetyl modification of mitochondrial proteins associated with diseases and stresses. The major focus is to identify signaling pathways of new SIRT3 targets in liver disease and neurodegenerative diseases. The ideal candidate will be highly self-motivated, and have a recent PhD degree, a solid publication record and excellent communication abilities.

Job Location Ross Hall - 2300 I Street NW - FB0035
Campus Location: Foggy Bottom
Division/Vice President: Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs (AA)
College/School/Department: School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS)

Internal Applicants Only? No
Position Type: Research
Posting Number: Staff - 003552
Working Title: Post-Doctoral Scientist
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday
Total Hours Per Week: 40
Pay Grade: 0
Recruitment Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, Sex Offender Registry Search, and Prior Employment Verification
If other was selected above, or there are special requirements, please explain.
If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until:
Telework: No
Job Open Date: 06/18/2014
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: No
Applicant Review Will Commence On:

Ad Statement:

Founded in 1821, GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia, to include ten academic units, with a full-time equivalent enrollment of a little over 20,000 students and approximately 11,000 full-time and part-time employees (faculty and staff). The George Washington University is a community dedicated to learning, communication,respect, service and teamwork. As one of the largest private employers in the District of Columbia, the university seeks employees who support the teaching, research, and public service mission of the university.

Minimum Qualifications:

Recent PhD in molecular biology or related field, highly motivated, a solid publication record, excellent oral and written communication skills.

Desired Qualifications:
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Job Duties
  • Participates in the planning of research experiments; conducts research experiments; collects and analyzes data.

  • Function:
  • Prepares research results for publication in reports, papers, journals, and other media.

  • Function:
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Posting Specific Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. Do you have a PhD in biology or a related field?
      • Yes
      • No
    2. Do you have a strong publication record?
      • Yes
      • No
    3. Do you have postdoctoral research experience?
      • Yes
      • No

    Applicant Documents
    Required Documents
    1. Resume
    Optional Documents
    1. Cover Letter

    The George Washington University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution.