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