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Post-Doctoral Scientist

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Posting Details

I. DEPARTMENT INFORMATION

Job Description Summary:

A Postdoctoral Scientist position is available in the laboratory of Norman H. Lee, PhD., at the George Washington University and GW Cancer Center. Our group focuses on the molecular basis of racial disparities in prostate and hematologic cancers, with emphasis on elucidating the mechanisms underlying aberrant alternative RNA splicing and miRNA expression. The position provides an opportunity to work closely with a multidisciplinary team of molecular biologists, bioinformaticians and clinicians.
Responsibilities Include:
-Designs experiments, performs experiments and analyzes data
-Writes manuscripts to disseminate results, presents data at lab meetings, presents data at conferences
-Performs other work 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:

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

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

PhD or MD/PhD with strong interests in genomics and molecular/cellular biology.

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 3
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule: Mon-Fri: 9am-6pm
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:
Internal Applicants Only?
Posting Number: RP000236
Job Open Date: 02/09/2017
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

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2