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Post-Doctoral Scientist

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Posting Details


Job Description Summary:

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral scientist position 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. Highly motivated individuals with a Ph.D. or equivalent in a relevant discipline and demonstrated research productivity are encouraged to apply. Interested applicants should send a cover letter detailing their research interests and career goals, CV, and names and contact information of 3 references.

Minimum Qualifications:

Require’s a PhD in the field or in a related area.

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

Ph.D. or equivalent in related field (biology, physiology, health science, neuroscience, etc).

Documented evidence of research productivity in field, along with excellent written and oral communication skills.


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: Monday-Friday
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.
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? No
Posting Number: R000028
Job Open Date: 04/08/2016
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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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Transcript
  3. Statement of Research Interest