Post Doctoral Scientist

Washington D.C.
$51,238 - $64,150
August 27 2018
Life Sciences, Anatomy
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The laboratory of Dr. Sally A. Moody at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) is seeking a Postdoctoral Scientist to study the genetic underpinnings of Branchio-oto-renal syndrome using Xenopus and mouse. This position conducts laboratory research on an independent and collaborative basis.

Duties Include:
• Researches and studies Branchio-oto-renal syndrome using Xenopus and mouse;

• Designs and evaluates experiments and develops new ideas;
• Plans and develops research methods and techniques within the framework of the project;
• Performs Craniofacial Histology, molecular biology & microinjections;
• Maintains accurate records of research findings and analyzes results;
• Prepares research results for publications in reports, papers, journals, books and other media;
• Attends, contributes to, and leads internal and external meetings;
• Trains students on basic laboratory operations and functions;
• 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:  

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

Desired Qualifications:

• Ph.D in biological or biomedical science.
• A strong record of publication including at least 1 first author peer-reviewed publication in the field of craniofacial development, preferred.
• Experience in developmental biology, embryological manipulations, micro- injection and/or electrification, and molecular biology techniques.
• Organizational and communication skills, ability to think critically and creatively, and capacity to work independently as well as collaboratively.