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Post Doctoral Scientist
George Washington University in Washington, Pennsylvania
Date Posted 04/10/2021
Admin-Other Administrative Positions
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Posting Details

Job Description Summary:

The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine is seeking a Post-doctoral Scientist. The research mission of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine is to conduct basic and translational research at the highest scientific level. Our faculty members are dedicated to searching for path-breaking scientific discoveries in the areas of cellular and molecular biochemistry through our signature research programs in cancer, hepatobiology, autism and disease centered computational genomics.

The successful candidate will work under the direct supervision of Dr. Ed Seto. The research focuses on understanding the function of HDAC10 and HDAC11 in cancer biology. The Post Doctoral Scientist will work with cell cultures and mouse animal models. 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, the Post-doctoral Scientist will participate in the planning of independent research, analyze and interpret data, publish results, attend conferences and meetings, and develop new theories and methodologies. The position may also involve leading and directing the work of lower level research staff.

Performs 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:

Experience in initiating, conducting, evaluating and reporting of research studies is preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated working knowledge of research methodologies in applied research.

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 hours per week
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 9:00 - 5:30
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
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: R001275
Job Open Date: 04/08/2021
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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