Post-Doctoral Scientist

George Washington University

United States

July 10, 2021


Posting Details

Job Description Summary:

The GWCC at George Washington University has an immediate opening for a Postdoctoral Scientist position in the laboratory of Dr. Rong Li to study the interactions between tumor cells and immune cells in breast tumor microenvironment. In particular, an ideal candidate for this position is expected to have skills to conduct molecular biology and cell culture – related work. She/he will also handle various mouse strains and conduct immunophenotyping and protein analysis.

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 may also help the Principal Investigator to lead and direct the work of lower level research staff. This position is also expected to play an important role in preparation and submission of manuscript, grant proposals, and invention patents.

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:

PhD degree in relevant disciplines including cancer biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, tumor immunology and related disciplines.

Typical Hiring Range $53,840.04 - $69,333.11 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 Telework: 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: R001331 Job Open Date: 06/09/2021 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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