Postdoctoral Fellow - Pathology
- The Henry M. Jackson Foundation
- Location: Bethesda, MD
- Job Number: 7073760 (Ref #: POSTD01640 )
- Posting Date: Jan 6, 2021
Job DescriptionJoin the HJF Team !
HJF is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow to support the Pathology Department located at the Uniformed Services University (USU) in Bethesda, MD. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to the Pathology Department.
The incumbent will study the genetic/epigenetic, molecular and cellular mechanisms of carcinogenesis by using viral oncogenesis as the model system. The research associate/postdoc will be responsible for initiating and carrying out research projects along a focused line of inquiry and will have a manuscript in development.
1.Design, develop and execute research projects under guidance of PI with minimal supervision. (80%)
2.Assists with the preparation of data for presentations at scientific meetings and for publication in journals. (20%)
3.May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned or directed by the supervisor. This may include attendance of and participation in required training for role.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Experience with basic molecular and cell biology techniques are required. Experience with virology techniques, NGS and primary cell culture are highly preferred. Familiarity with bioinformatics and computational tools is also a big plus.
Minimum Education: Doctoral degree is required.
Minimum Experience/ Training Requirements: 0-5 years of relevant work experience.
Work Environment: The work environment is set in a laboratory setting.
Background/Security: Eligibility to obtain and maintain a Tier I investigation/Public Trust and a Common Access Card (CAC).
Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.