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Post Doctoral Scientist, Biological Sciences

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Posting Details

I. JOB OVERVIEW

Job Description Summary:

A one-year postdoctoral position is available in the lab of Dr. Adam Smith, an assistant professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at the George Washington University (http://departments.columbian.gwu.edu/biology/) in Washington, D.C. The lab is looking for a postdoctoral scientist to study the ecology and behavior of local bees in the Washington DC area. The position will involve a combination of field and lab work, along with opportunities to mentor undergraduate and graduate students and develop new research projects. Funding is available for one year with continuation dependent on satisfactory performance and available funding. Please a CV and description of research interests and project ideas (2 pages max) under applicant documents.

Minimum Qualifications:

Requires a PhD in the field or in a related area.

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

Background in behavior, ecology, or organismal biology of bees or other social insects.

II. JOB DETAILS

Campus Location: Foggy Bottom
College/School/Department: Columbian College of Arts & Sciences (CCAS)
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: Monday through Friday; 8:30AM - 4:30PM
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: No
Required Background Check: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search, Credit
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Internal Applicants Only? No
Posting Number: S005066
Job Open Date: 11/23/2015
Job Close Date:
If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until:
Background Screening
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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Documents needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents