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Post-Doctoral Scientist
George Washington University in Washington, Pennsylvania
 
 
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Date Posted 03/31/2021
Category
Admin-Other Administrative Positions
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Posting Details


Job Description Summary:

GW’s Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine (MITM) conducts innovative, fundamental, basic and translational research for HIV/AIDS and neglected tropical diseases. MITM has a strong tradition of training and policy advocacy for these infectious and parasitic diseases, which initiate and perpetuate poverty and suffering worldwide. Additional information on MITM can be found at the following link: http://smhs.gwu.edu/microbiology/

MITM is searching for a full-time Post-Doctoral Scientist for Dr. Maggirwar’s laboratory. Dr. Maggirwar’s laboratory focuses on the vascular complications associated with HIV-1 (or SARS-CoV2) infection. Our goal is to use the immune cells isolated from the blood samples derived from patients to study the role of platelets in modulating immune response in HIV-1 pathogenesis dissemination in context to cardiovascular disorders and cerebral small vessel diseases. Additional mechanistic analyses will be done by using humanized mice infected with infectious HIV-1.

This position is primarily a temporary/training position in which the incumbent plays a substantive role in planning and conducting research by designing and conducting experiments in a controlled laboratory setting. In collaboration with the Principal Investigator, this role will participate in the planning of independent research, will analyze and interpret data, will publish results, will represent the university at conferences and meetings, and may develop new theories and methodologies. This position will assist in design, evaluation, and conducting experiments and research while receiving advanced training from the Principal Investigator to enhance professional skills and research independence. This position may also help to lead and direct the work of lower level research staff.

Responsibilities include:
-Design, evaluate and conduct experiments.
-Assist in the development of new ideas that promote current research.
-Prepare and publish scientific manuscripts.
-Assist with grant writing.
-Work closely with students and supervise research staff as necessary.
-Operate specific equipment and train other laboratory personnel.
-Other general laboratory duties as needed.
-Perform other 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:

Qualified candidates will hold a Doctoral degree in a related discipline. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position.

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

-Ph.D. in Immunology, Virology, Neuroscience or related fields.
-Experience in neuroscience, and in handling laboratory animals.
-Ability to/interest in working with live HIV-1 and Corona Virus is also desired.

Typical Hiring Range Commensurate with Experience How is pay for new employees determined at GW?

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: M-F, 8:30am – 5.00pm
Will this job require the employee to work on site? Yes
Position Designation: Designated On-Site: Employees who are required to physically report to work or remain at work during an emergency or adjustment to the university's operating status
Telework:
Required Background Check Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Employer will not sponsor for employment Visa status.

Internal Applicants Only? No
Posting Number: R001247
Job Open Date: 03/11/2021
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.


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