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.
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
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
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: 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.
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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