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Research Associate

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Posting Details

I. DEPARTMENT INFORMATION

Job Description Summary:

The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine (BMM) strives to deliver the highest quality of professional education and training, and conduct cutting edge research in the areas of biochemistry, molecular genetics and genomics with a goal to better understand human disease. Additionally, the department continues to have a long and successful record in training undergraduate, master and graduate students at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

Our Research Programs span from cancer biology, hepatobiology, autism, vascular biology, and computational genomics. Unlocking the mysteries of biologic processes at the molecular and genomic level is the common thread connecting all research programs. The overall research in the department continues to connect modern biochemistry and genomic discoveries to translational medicine, leading to a unique multidisciplinary research program in biochemistry and molecular medicine. Find out more here: https://smhs.gwu.edu/biochemistry/

Duties include:
- Run bioinformatic analyses n the High-
performance Integrated Virtual
Environment (HIVE)
- Manage software tools
- Assist bioinformatics project manager with
tasks and projects
- Create technical documentation for HIVE
- Assist with grants/contracts proposal
preparation
- Help conduct experiments in HIVE
-Provide bioinformatic analysis assistance to other researchers in the group
-Create databases and webpages to disseminate data and information, as needed
-Maintenance of databases
-This position performs other 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 master’s degree and 1 year of experience in the field or in a related area.

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

-MS degree in Bioinformatics or related field with experience in next-gen analysis
-Ability to run next-gen pipelines
-Experience in scientific writing
-Knowledge and experience in laboratory equipment, preferred
-Ability to take ownership of a task and work independently.

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 1
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Hours Per Week: 40 hours per week
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 9:00 - 5:30
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: R000407
Job Open Date: 10/19/2017
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. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Letter of Recommendation 2
  4. Letter of Recommendation 3